Hudson – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 3162

Toughie No 3162 by Hudson

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

Another Toughie treat from Hudson – the extra 0.5* for difficulty has a lot to do with the time it took me to ferret out how 27a worked

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Toughie 3102

Toughie No 3102 by Hudson

Hints and Tips by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Toughie Difficulty *Enjoyment ****

It is always a pleasure to solve and then have the opportunity to blog a Hudson Toughie

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Toughie 3082

Toughie No 3082 by Hudson

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

Hudson always sets a most enjoyable crossword (both in the Telegraph and other places) and this one was no exception. Continue reading “Toughie 3082”

Toughie 3046

Toughie No 3046 by Hudson

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

Hudson always gives us an entertaining Toughie to solve but this one goes the extra mile with a theme where, after you have solved a few clues, you begin to spot several solutions that might belong in a themed list – there turn out to be more of them than you would first think. Continue reading “Toughie 3046”

Toughie 2986

Toughie No 2986 by Hudson

Hints and Tips by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ****

It is always a treat to get a crossword from Hudson (or any of his alter egos) and this one was a perfect ‘start of the week’ Toughie Continue reading “Toughie 2986”