June 5, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2449

Toughie No 2449 by Osmosis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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We have a near-pangram from Osmosis today (V is missing). Near-pangrams are the new black. I started in NE and progressed rapidly but SW slowed me down, and it took me a long time to remember the lady in 3d, or even to realise we were looking for her.… Continue reading

DT 29382

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29382

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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Good morning from rainy South Staffs. I gather that the politicians are now discussing whether it should be compulsory to wear a mask while reading this blog, to avoid spreading computer viruses.… Continue reading