May 28, 2021 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2652

Toughie No 2652 by Sparks

Hints and tips by Dutch

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

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

A nice symmetric pattern of X’s. I wonder if I’m missing anything else here. A knowledge of Dutch (and Libyan) geography helped today.

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

DT 29687

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29687

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs, with a bright start to the day but the likelihood of cloud and rain later.

I found today’s puzzle reasonably straightforward, with any obscurities easily gettable from the wordplay.… Continue reading

DT 29682

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29682

A full review by Rahmat Ali

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

This puzzle was published on 22 May 2021

BD Rating – ******

Greetings from Kolkata. Once again, I am delighted to write the full review of a Saturday puzzle for your perusal and valuable feedback. A really enjoyable puzzle from Cephas with some nice clues. Continue reading “DT 29682”