November 20, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2545

Toughie No 2545 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

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

 

An easier puzzle than two weeks ago, though almost any other Elgar would have been. We have a little Nina corresponding to the theme of 9/25 – an anagram that I could solve readily but I had to check the meaning of the answer.… Continue reading

DT 29526

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29526

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

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

Good morning from South Staffs on a grey November morning.

Today’s puzzle was the toughest for me for quite some time. I was held up by three interlocking clues in the SE quadrant – though, once the penny had dropped it was difficult to see why they had caused such difficulty.… Continue reading

DT 29521

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29521

A full review by gnomethang

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

This puzzle was published on 14th November 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty *^Enjoyment ***

Morning All! Afternoon All! This is CS’s review as I am in work Turmoil! Continue reading “DT 29521”