28905 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 28905

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28905

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 24th November 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This extremely gentle Saturday Prize Puzzle marks the very accomplished debut DT crossword of a new young lady setter – which has to be a good thing for Crosswordland as we need more female setters.… Continue reading

DT 28905 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28905 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club
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Good morning all!

It’s the last Saturday of the month and while BD and Mrs BD go and ransack the Farmers’ Market, I’m here to look after things.

Today we have a puzzle that is rather on the gentle side, but has a couple of stings in the tail; it’s probably from one of the Mysterons. This should soothe brows after the steam generated over the puzzles yesterday. Some nice clues with a few favourites and one, I think, that should find favour with most people.

As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.

I am off for an OU German tutorial at Manchester University, but will be around to arrange a trip to Matron for a dose of opening medicine for those who don’t play nicely.

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