October 2, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2517

Toughie No 2517 by Osmosis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Another near pangram from Osmosis; we seem to be missing the F. Meticulous clueing as always with some original indicators that add to the fun. I wasn’t familiar with the actor, so that was my last one in.… Continue reading

DT 29484

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29484

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on a damp, grey, October day.

I found today’s puzzle quite tricky, with 1a my last one in for some reason. Anyway, it took me well into my *** bracket for difficulty.… Continue reading