Robyn – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2849

Toughie No 2849 by Robyn

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Thank you Robyn for providing a real Tuesday Toughie. Continue reading “Toughie 2849”

Toughie 2821

Toughie No 2821 by Robyn
Hints and tips by StephenL

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

Hello everyone from a blue skies South Devon. Today I have the great pleasure of blogging a puzzle from Robyn for the first time. No Tuesday Floughie but all fairly and craftily clued as we’ve come to expect from this setter. Continue reading “Toughie 2821”

Toughie 2793

Toughie No 2793 by Robyn

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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Chris M Rating – Difficulty ** – Enjoyment ***

Good morning from the Trough of Bowland where the day has began with an excellent Tuesday Toughie from Robyn, an inventive setter, fast becoming a favourite. Continue reading “Toughie 2793”

Toughie 2773

Toughie No 2773 by Robyn

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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Chris M Rating – Difficulty ** – Enjoyment *****

Today’s Toughie from Robyn is so cleverly clued with hardly any gimmies. Each answer requiring a bit of thought. When the checkers made an answer obvious I still had to question the wordplay. I like these new kids on the block. Continue reading “Toughie 2773”

Toughie 2737

Toughie No 2737 by Robyn

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Golly bongs, this  little beauty from Robyn took some sorting. Thanks for the tussle Robyn and please come back soon Continue reading “Toughie 2737”

Toughie 2717

Toughie No 2717 by Robyn

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

 Good morning from the bottom of the Barrel where the Cornish sun which has followed us home is shining brightly and calling us out into the garden. Today’s puzzle has been set by Robyn Continue reading “Toughie 2717”

Toughie 2693

Toughie No 2693 by Robyn

Hints and tips by Miffypops (help required please)

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

A second offering from Robyn who’s first Toughie puzzle 2669 appeared on June 29th and was very well received. Continue reading “Toughie 2693”

Toughie 2669

Toughie No 2669 by Robyn

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Robyn is a new (female?) Toughie setter and this is an excellent, if not too difficult to solve, debut.

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