February 17, 2023 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 3012

Toughie No 3012 by Osmosis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

I seemed to be on an Osmosis wavelength today, which probably means the puzzle was easier. I finished in 3* time, but with one left to parse (didn’t take long, but hence inching into 4*).… Continue reading

DT 30226

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30226

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty **** Enjoyment ***

Hello, everyone, and welcome to Friday. I found today’s puzzle somewhere between chewy and tough, with both the grid fill and the parsing requiring quite a lot of head scratching.  Continue reading "DT 30226"

DT 30221 (full review)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30221

A full review by Rahmat Ali

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This puzzle was published on 11th Feb 2023

BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Greetings from Kolkata. A nice and straightforward Saturday puzzle from Cephas that I enjoyed solving and thereafter writing a review of the same for your kind perusal and significant feedback.Continue reading