April 3, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2413

Toughie No 2413 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

This is Elgar’s 146th Telegraph Toughie, so it seemed clear that 7d was going to be a key clue related to a theme. Unfortunately, I didn’t manage to unravel that one until the end of my solve, but once i did everything was revealed very nicely

As usual, definitions are underlined.… Continue reading

DT 29328

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29328

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from sunny but locked-down South Staffs. The bramble patches in my garden are beginning to wonder what’s hit them.

Today’s puzzle is a pangra, missing only the X which would make it a pangram.… Continue reading