January 19, 2021 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2577

Toughie No 2577 by Silvanus

Hints and tips by Miffypops

I’m not here to be perfect. I’m here to be me

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

After a series of lighter Tuesday Toughies Silvanus has provided us with a puzzle with a little more bite. Don’t be put off by that introduction though. It’s all solvable either from definition or from wordplay. We begin with an error and work through to be rewarded with a refreshing pint at the end. Continue reading “Toughie 2577”

DT 29576

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29576

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Hello, everyone, and welcome to another Tuesday. I thought there were a couple of interesting twists and turns in this puzzle, including the pesky four-letter 24d that was my last answer in. It was an enjoyable solve. I hope our compiler drops in later to claim it.  Continue reading "DT 29576"