May 30, 2019 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2237

Toughie No 2237 by Beam

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I was bang on the wavelength and stormed through this until there were only 2 or 3 remaining. Then I stalled. I managed to fill in words that fitted but then had trouble justifying a couple of them (7 across and 6 down).… Continue reading

DT 29064

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29064

Hints and tips by pommers

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Hola from the Vega Baja on a bright and sunny morning.  I’m not certain who today’s setter is but I suspect it’s proXimal the X-man because we have here a pangram apart from it’s missing an X.  I thought it a tad on the tricky side, especially the NW corner, but it was the usual quality entertainment.
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ST 3004

Sunday Telegraph 3004

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 19th May 2019

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Morning All! I think that the difficulty level was about right and many clues improved, as I found, when you look to parse them correctly. There were a few that were elusive even though the answer was known.

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