November 29, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2134 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 2134 by Messinae

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

I had to check the term for the police in 8 down but otherwise it was all plain sailing

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DT 28909 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28909

Hints and tips by Falcon

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Greetings from Ottawa, where winter has set in early — although we have been granted a brief reprieve with temperatures hovering around the freezing point.

Today’s puzzle is from RayT and it contains most — if not all — of his signature clues.… Continue reading

ST 2978 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2978

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 18th November 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty ****Enjoyment **

The first paragraph below is an edited version of my comment made on publication day

I tried very hard before I started solving to forget that it was Sunday, and that we had a different setter.… Continue reading