January 7, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2362

Toughie No 2362 by Silvanus

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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

I loved this Silvanus puzzle, especially (for obvious reasons) 3d. Tuesday is fast becoming the best day of the Toughie week. Continue reading “Toughie 2362”

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DT 29253

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29253

Hints and tips by the nomadic Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Hello, everyone.  My first blog of 2020 is being written in a location not far from Sal Tlay Ka Siti.  Today’s delightful crossword reminded me of how I felt when I first started solving cryptics a few years ago and the penny drops came thick and fast.  I found within this puzzle a lot of original twists and turns that made for a very enjoyable solve.  I do hope that our setter will drop in later to take credit for it.  Continue reading "DT 29253"