April 28, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2426

Toughie No 2426 by Chalicea

Hints and tips by A Queasy Queequeg

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Today we have a superbly accessible but just tough enough Toughie from Chalicea. There is a lot of fun to be had here but the number of reversals in this puzzle have left Queequeg feeling quite queasy.  Continue reading “Toughie 2426”

DT 29349

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29349

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Hello, everyone.  I hope you are all staying safe and well.  Quite a cultured puzzle today, with classical music, painting, and fair bit of history sprinkled across the grid.  But nothing too extreme, I thought.  I can't recall meeting a puzzle with so many proper nouns as answers, but then again my memory's not that great and I haven't solved that many puzzles.    Continue reading "DT 29349"