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NTSPP 643

A Puzzle by Alchemi

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Spoilers on Answers

Update: 24 May 2022

A fix provided by Mr K has just been implemented. So far it is looking good.


Bloggers are still adding spoilers to appropriate puzzles. However changes made to some browsers (or addins) make it appear that there are no spoilers. We are aware of this problem and will see if we can overcome it. Meanwhile, only write to me if you can help with solving the problem and please don’t discuss it in the comments.… Continue reading

Sunday Toughie 1

Sunday Toughie No 1 by proXimal

A full review by Big Dave

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This puzzle was published on 30th January 2022

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

This is the first of a new series of Sunday Toughies. Unlike other Toughie crosswords this is a Prize puzzle. I found it difficult but not very satisfying, hence the ratings. Continue reading “Sunday Toughie 1”

DT 29793

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29793

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I’m sitting in while the Kiwis are unavailable. It’s always a pleasure to review one of Jay’s puzzles. Continue reading “DT 29793”