May 2, 2019 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Sloggers and Betters XV

Sloggers and Betters XV

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What? The 15th annual “Sloggers and Betters” gathering for crossword setters and blog contributors and readers will take place in London, following on, as in previous years, from the annual lunch for Times setters.  Start by looking in the Parliament bar (first door on the right) or just outside (depending on the weather) – fellow cruciverbalists are not hard to find.

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Toughie 2221

Toughie No 2221 by Beam

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

A typically Beamish puzzle – enjoyable but not too taxing. I’m sorry the blog’s a bit late but I’m having yet another non-routine Thursday

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DT 29040

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29040

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Hello everyone. This isn’t a Ray T crossword and I don’t have the first idea as to who it may be – any suggestions from the ‘setter spotters’ are welcome.… Continue reading

ST 3000

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3000

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 21st April 2019

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Morning All! Not a particularly tricky puzzle this week but some very nice clues to enjoy.

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