December 11, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2140

Toughie No 2140 by MynoT

Hints and tips by Kitty

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BD Rating  –  Difficulty ** –  Enjoyment ***


Hi all, and a happy Tuesday to you.  When 1a went straight in, followed by almost all of the crossing downs, I feared this might not mount much of a challenge.  However, things slowed down towards the SW and I took a usual Tuesday Toughie kind of time in the end, and enjoyed myself along the way.

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DT 28919

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28919

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***


Hello, everyone, and welcome to a Tuesday puzzle that’s mostly straightforward and always entertaining.  As I might have said before, if our setter is reading, please consider making a comment below so we can all thank you in person, as it were.

Last week I announced the creation of a comment box survey to collect contributions for the upcoming 10th Birthday Bash from site users who would, on this significant anniversary, like to share their feelings about what the site has given them, express their thanks and well wishes to BD, etc..  We'll share hard copies of the contributions at the Bash and publish them on the site afterwards.  Please click here to open the comment box and leave your thoughts. 

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