May 23, 2019 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2233

Toughie No 2233 by Firefly

Viva Forever by Bufo

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

A thematic puzzle containing 9 examples of a 13 across, 5 of one kind and 5 of another. I assume that the puzzle was scheduled to mark tomorrow’s opening night of the comeback tour of a certain pop combo (minus 21 across).… Continue reading

ST 3003

Sunday Telegraph 3003

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 12th May 2019

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

The right difficulty for a Sunday crossword with a nice mix of clues and so an enjoyable time was had both solving and blogging

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DT 29058

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29058

Hints and tips by Falcon

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Greetings from Ottawa, where spring is struggling to emerge. It has been one of the coldest and wettest springs on record and many low-lying riverfront properties are submerged (so 16d is rather timely).… Continue reading