January 9, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2364

Toughie No 2364 by Hudson

Hints and tips by crypticsue

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

An enjoyable Toughie – I added an extra half a star for difficulty for the time it took me to parse a couple of the clues. Continue reading “Toughie 2364”

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DT 29255

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29255

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **/***Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone. The first Ray T crossword of 2020, at least I’m almost certain that it’s one of his even though a few of his trademarks are missing.… Continue reading

11 Down (and still going strong)

Birthday Bash

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The blog will have been going for 11 years on 28th January and to celebrate we will be having our usual Birthday Bash, at the same venue as last year.  Come along and join us at The Bridge House, 13 Westbourne Terrace Road, London, W2 6NG on the 25th January – any time between 12 noon and 7.00 pm. Continue reading “11 Down (and still going strong)”

ST 3036

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3036

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 29th December 2019

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All and a belated Happy New Year! This one just crept into the 2 star territory for difficulty but was more interesting to review as I missed a few parsings on the clues that went straight in.

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