March 11, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2399

Toughie No 2399 by Hudson

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Nothing too tricky today and a few amusing clues. Thanks to Hudson.

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Across Clues

1a Foreman first to resign following blunder (6)
GAFFER: an old chestnut to start – append the first letter of ‘resign’ to a blunder.
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DT 29308

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29308

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Something is decidedly fishy about Jay’s puzzle today but it still has all the usual cleverness and fun.

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1a     Master the last of skills needed with fish (7)
SKIPPER : The final letter of skills and then a smoked herring.… Continue reading