October 6, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2518

Toughie No 2518 by Donnybrook

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

I thoroughly enjoyed this Donnybrook Toughie, all the more so after writing the review. Standout favourite has to be penny-drop moment when 24a fell into place and I realised it had nothing to do with cricket! Continue reading “Toughie 2518”

DT 29487

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29487

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty *** Enjoyment ***

Hello, everyone, and welcome to Tuesday.  Filling the grid fill on today's puzzle was straightforward, but parsing everything to my satisfaction extended my solving time enough to warrant 3* for difficulty.  I liked it, but I wonder if this will turn out to be one of those puzzles that divides opinion.  Continue reading "DT 29487"