June 17, 2022 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2872

Toughie No 2872 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Clever and not as hard as the last one, enjoy!

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Across:

1     In fall from on high, jewellery found in belly-button fluff?… Continue reading

DT 30016

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30016
Hints and tips by Miffypops with a bit of help from StephenL
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Miffypops Rating – Difficulty Last nights beer had an effect – Enjoyment I enjoy them all, ish. This was a delight 

Beavers rating (I think he liked it) Difficulty ******Enjoyment *****

Good Morning Continue reading “DT 30016”

DT 30011 (full review)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30011

A full review by Rahmat Ali

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This puzzle was published on 11th June 2022

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Greetings from Kolkata. We are having a friendly and straightforward Saturday puzzle from Cephas this time too that I enjoyed solving and thereafter writing a review of the same for your kind reading and important feedback.Continue reading

EV 1542 by Stick Insect

EV 1542: Battle by Stick Insect – a Setter’s Blog

Extra letters give FIGHTING WITH HIM WAS LIKE TRYING TO SOLVE A CROSSWORD, from Red by TAYLOR SWIFT; the line ends ‘…and realising there is no right answer’, hence SWIFT is removed with the cells shaded red.

Some crosswords come from a subject dear to the setter’s heart, which he’s keen to share with others.… Continue reading