February 5, 2021 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2588

 

Toughie No 2588 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

 

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

Ouch ouch ouch, poor Elgar. We have a Nina explaining the cause and also the effect. I hope my 5* for enjoyment does not come across the wrong way!… Continue reading

DT 29591

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29591

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from a grey South Staffs. Mrs DT and I had our jabs on Wednesday, so far (touch wood!) without any adverse effects.

We have a pangra missing the X today, so can identify ProXimal as the setter.… Continue reading

DT 29586

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29586

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 30th January 2021

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This had the feeling of a different setter to ‘usual’ – old friends, lots of anagrams and insertions and a couple of definitions to make you think

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought.… Continue reading