August 21, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2493

Toughie No 2493 by Notabilis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Some longer clues made for harder parsing. I had quite a few left to parse after completing the grid. As often happens, I enjoyed this more when writing up the blog, when you get another chance to savour the clues.… Continue reading

DT 29448

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29448

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Deep Threat is otherwise involved this week, so I have taken a rare opportunity to fully review a back-page puzzle. Continue reading “DT 29448”

DT 29443

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29443

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 15th August 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morming All! I found this a reasonably straightforward solve and the review made me like it a lot mre once I had a chance to appreciate the constructions. Continue reading “DT 29443”