Toughie 2230

 

Toughie No 2230 by Elkamere

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Always a pleasure to blog an Elkamere. The shorter the clues, the shorter the hints! And it’s a pangram! There were a couple of new words for me today.… Continue reading >

DT 29053

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29053

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Bonjour from Chateau de l’Epervière at Gigny-sur-Saône, where Mrs DT and I have just arrived on holiday.

Nothing overly difficult in today’s Giovanni, especially if you don’t put a wrong answer in and then spend ages wondering about the crossing entry, as I did.… Continue reading >

DT 29048

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29048

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 11th May 2019

BD Rating – Difficulty ****Enjoyment **

This Saturday puzzle was far trickier to solve than 99% of Toughie crosswords and would have fitted in very well in the middle of the paper on a Thursday or possible even a ‘friendly’ Friday.… Continue reading >