August 5, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2483

Toughie No 2483 by Micawber

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

Micawber on a Wednesday – wow, it’s just like old times. Today he’s given us a puzzle which is very gentle with a few ‘old friends’ but chock full of beautifully crafted clues – I felt like Oliver Twist when I’d finished solving it.… Continue reading

DT 29434

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29434

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Slightly bigger birds for our wildlife report this week. A very sleek egret patiently waiting by a stream that runs through the wetland at the edge of the estuary.  A bit further along, one of the regulars, a white-faced heron doing the same.… Continue reading

ST 3066

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3066

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 26th July 2020

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

A trickier Dada this week but with the usual insertions, anagrams and insertions of anagrams, all wrapped in some nice surface readings for clues that are easy to explain in a review

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