February 6, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2380

Toughie Cryptic No 2380 by Kcit

Hints and tips by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

You do know what to expect when Kcit sets the ‘Toughie’ and this one was no exception. I’m not quite sure whether the number of picture opportunities he’s provided for the blogger makes up for the number of clues where we have to ‘remove a letter’ – certainly something I’d have flagged for attention if I’d been the test solver. … Continue reading

DT 29279

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29279

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Hello everyone. I didn’t quite know what to expect today but I don’t have much doubt that this crossword was set by Ray T – it doesn’t have all his trademark clues but I think there are enough of them to be fairly convincing.… Continue reading

ST 3040

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3040

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 26th January 2020

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

A tricky crossword – and it wasn’t just those of us who been at the Bash the day before who thought so

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