August 26, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2495

Toughie No 2495 by Serpent

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

This is just the sort of puzzle I like – no gimmicks, no obscurities just clever wordplay and deceptive definitions. Thanks to Serpent for the entertainment.

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DT 29452

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29452

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Typical Spring weather this past week. Changeable with frequent showers but some fine spells in between.

Jay has supplied the goods as usual.

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1a     Leverage needed for acquisition (8)
PURCHASE : A double definition.… Continue reading