March 26, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2048

Toughie No 2408 by Firefly

Hints and tips by crypticsue

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

This Firefly crossword was well and truly on my Toughie ‘spectrum’ – parts of the LH side were particularly tricky to solve and working out/and writing the hints for some of the clues took a while too.… Continue reading

DT 29321

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29321

Hints and tips by The Mad Hatter

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from the ghostly quiet of lockdown L I. Where not a creature is stirring as I write. No schoolchildren, no walkers, no horse riders, nobody fetching the daily paper. It’s blissfully quiet. Long may it continue. Continue reading “DT 29321”

ST 3047

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3047

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 15th March 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Dada on the trickier side this Sunday, with what seemed like a lot of anagrams and insertions but also some great surface readings and anagram indicators Continue reading “ST 3047”