March 6, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2397

Toughie No 2397 by Notabilis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Quite a devious puzzle from Notabilis today, I thought. It took me some to parse 6a and 9a, as well as a few others.

Definitions are underlined. The hints are intended to help you unravel the wordplay but you can always reveal the answer by clicking on the click here buttons.… Continue reading

DT 29304

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29304

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs, where the day has started bright and sunny.

This was a steady solve for me, with no particular hold-ups, and I was a little surprised to find that I had reached the border of *** time.… Continue reading

DT 29299

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29299

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 29th February 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! – Anyone else notice the serendipidity of puzzle number 29299 on the 29th? There was a clue that I hated on the day (4d – my fault!) which was more than made up for by three terrific clues in my opinion.

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