November 26, 2019 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2339

Toughie No 2339 by Silvanus

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

You can rely on Silvanus for precise cluing, and this puzzle is no exception. I particularly like the discovery as to how the answer to 2 Down could be derived and the anagram at 21 Across. Continue reading “Toughie 2339”

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DT 29218

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29218

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Hello, everyone.  Today has brought us another excellent Tuesday puzzle – accessible without being trivial, and offering plenty of smiles during the solve.  It also felt fresh, which is not surprising given that the last five Tuesday puzzles, including today's, have been created by five different compilers.  If today's setter is reading, we'd all love to see a comment from you below so we can thank you in person, as it were.  Continue reading "DT 29218"