February 28, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2393

Toughie No 2393 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

This is Elgar’s 144th Telegraph Toughie, clearly reflected in an appropriately-numbered clue, just as a commenter predicted last week!

As always, finding the definitions is half the battle – these are underlined for you in the clues below.… Continue reading

DT 29298

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29298

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on another chilly, wet, day.

Nothing unduly difficult for me in today’s crossword, with a couple of interesting clue constructions. I appreciate that others may have a different view, but I can only relate my own experience.… Continue reading

DT 29293

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29293

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 22nd February 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment **

One for fans of anagrams and/or ‘container and contents’ clues; one of the latter, 18d, being my Down favourite as I did smile at the ‘one in hand’; my Across favourite was 12a

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought.… Continue reading