November 21, 2019 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2337

Toughie No 2337 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Bufo

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I had no problems in solving this (a few old chestnuts helped) but I did find it somewhat lacking in sparkle. Continue reading “Toughie 2337”

DT 29214

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29214

Hints and tips by pommers

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

Hola from the Vega Baja where life is slowly getting back to normal after the flood.  We have a plasterer coming today to repair the walls now they’ve dried out and then we can start to install the new furniture. Kitchen was ripped out yesterday but won’t be replaced until next week so I think quite a lot of meals in the local bar over the next few days.

As to the crossword I’m pretty sure it’s a RayT production as all the signs are there.  It was a lot of fun but gets the third difficulty star because of the NE corner which caused me a bit of trouble for some reason.  I think it was the flash car that threw me for a while. I’ll be interested to see what you guys made of it.
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ST 3029

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3029

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 10th November 2019

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Morning All! Maybe I was a bit grumpy when I solved this but I didnt have aas much fun as solving recent Sunday puzzles. That said there was nothing to really beef or grouse about!. Continue reading “ST 3029”