March 19, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2404

Toughie No 2404 by Messinae

Hints and tips by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This took me exactly the same time to solve as the inside back-pager and so, for me anyway, that crossword’s 4.5* rating equates to a Toughie rating of 1* for this one.… Continue reading

DT 29315

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29315

Hints and tips by Little Dorritt

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

Good morning Solveteenies. Today’s masterclass from RayT was a complicated delight from start to finish. Each clue needing to be teased out tortuously with a satisfying sigh as the stretched synonym became obvious.Continue reading