Toughie 2214

Toughie No 2214 by Notabilis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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BD Rating – Difficulty ****Enjoyment *****

What a great way to start this glorious long weekend – a brilliant puzzle by Notabilis. (And there should be something to keep you amused on Sunday in the Independent) Today we have a pangram and a little Nina, as well as plenty of original trickery to keep us amused.… Continue reading >

DT 29029

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29029

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good Friday morning from South Staffs on a bright, sunny day.

As with many Giovanni puzzles, if the General Knowledge aspect falls into your comfort zone today’s puzzle is straightforward.… Continue reading >

DT 29024

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29024

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 13th April 2019

BD Rating – Difficulty ****Enjoyment **

Solved while being driven down the M1 – I did wonder whether that contributed to my finding the crossword so tricky, so it was a relief when I got home to find that it wasn’t ‘just me’ that struggled with another offering from the setter who likes to make sure every single piece of available space left for the clues in the newspaper is completed filled.… Continue reading >