July 27, 2022 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2894

Toughie No 2894 by Donnybrook

Hints and tips by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ****

Always a pleasure to solve a crossword from this setter Continue reading “Toughie 2894”

DT 30050

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30050

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Our winter of wetness continues. Many parts of the country are reporting their highest seasonal rainfall ever. Just seems to be just one severe weather system after another. Everyone is heartily sick of it now.

Things feel to back to normal with the Wednesday puzzle.… Continue reading

Sunday Toughie 25

Sunday Toughie No 25 by Zandio

Review by Sloop John Bee

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This puzzle was published on the 17th of July 2022

Although it wasn’t the toughest to solve, an enjoyable Sunday Toughie still gave the grey matter a good workout. A first for me in the blogging chair was the revision of 12a after an initial clue that wasn’t quite a lurker. The replacement employed a rather neat device to justify a shared letter.

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