January 7, 2021 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2571

Toughie no 2571 by proXimal

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An enjoyable and solver-friendly Toughie from proXimal. I did search for a pangram as the grid is one of his ‘usual’ ones where the Xs appear in the black squares but the solutions are also missing a Z so just an ‘ordinary’ crossword this time

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DT 29566

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29566

Hints and tips by Kath

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Hello everyone from a very cold foggy and generally unpleasant Oxford. The first Ray T Thursday crossword of 2021 – apart from a couple of hiccups I thought it was a fairly straightforward one.… Continue reading