September 25, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2513

Toughie No 2513 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

The Nina helped me identify the Labour Minister. It reminded me of a caption I saw recently for a soldier in camouflage fatigues wearing a hi-vis jacket. As an optional extra, 20a invites us to play a little game, with the Nina suggesting one example can already be seen in the answer here.… Continue reading

DT 29478

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29478

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on a sunny September morning.

I only time my crossword solving when I am blogging, because I use the paper version the reswt of the week, but today’s puzzle was the fastest solve that I can recall – and judging from the number of people appearing on the leaderboard last night, there were plenty of others who would agree.… Continue reading

DT 29473

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29473

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 19th September 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

An enjoyable Saturday puzzle and, with a fair amount to make you smile when solving, possibly one of the easier weeks to play Guess the Setter

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