October 14, 2022 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2940

Toughie No 2940 by Osmosis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

I was slow to get going in the top half, but the rest seemed more tractable. Thankfully, there were a few easier clues. Again, Osmosis has omitted almost half the alphabet.… Continue reading

DT 30118

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30118

Hints and tips by Senf

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

A very good Friday morning from Winnipeg.

The ‘smoothness’ of the clues suggests to me that Silvanus is the red hot odds-on favourite to be today’s setter so I don’t think that Huntsman is going to get much of a return on the five bob that he was prepared to risk yesterday.… Continue reading

DT 30113 (full review)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30113

A full review by Rahmat Ali

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This puzzle was published on 8th Oct 2022

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Greetings from Kolkata. Once again, a friendly and straightforward Saturday puzzle from Cephas that I enjoyed solving and thereafter writing a review of the same for your kind perusal and important feedback.Continue reading