May 6, 2022 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2848

Toughie No 2848 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

A few things I needed to look up. There’s a Nina used by 20d/22d, and plenty of quirkiness to keep us on our toes

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DT 29980

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29980

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs where we have a sunny start, but rain forecast later.

The parsing of a couple of today’s clues gave me some amount of headscratching, but I enjoyed the overall result.… Continue reading