June 6, 2024 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 3283

Toughie No 3283 by Firefly
Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I wasn’t all that taken with this puzzle to start with because of all the cross-references but it grew on me as I finished it and wrote the blog. It has a theme (a show that I’ve always managed to avoid but it is sufficiently well known that the related clues shouldn’t provide too many problems).

Thanks to Firefly.

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DT 30633

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30633
Hints and tips by Shabbo

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Good morning from a sunny Welwyn Garden City.  Next week, I will be reporting live from Sevilla, which will no doubt be sunnier and definitely warmer.  Note to self: don’t forget the time difference!… Continue reading