March 2009 – Page 7 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

ScrewedUp News – Mar 2

ScrewedUp News – Mar 2

Edition 7

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09.30 – Father Brian reports that the Herculis is now available, but at what price?

10.45 – Earlier today, the Giant GK was giving the answers and the setters phone number, which is why I temporarily suppressed the first two comments below and contacted the Telegraph. Continue reading

DT Cryptic No 25865

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 25865

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

A nice easy, straightforward puzzle for a Monday morning.  This one should tax you a lot less than the Chancellor does!!  Continue reading “DT Cryptic No 25865”

ST Cryptic No 2473 – Hints

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2473

Selected hints by Big Dave

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

At last, a Sunday puzzle that didn’t leave me feeling disappointed.  Only one clue where I was  less than 100% sure of the wordplay, which is pretty good for me on a Sunday.

For the weekend prize crosswords I will select a few of the better clues and provide hints for them.  A full analysis of this puzzle will be available at 12.00 next Thursday,  March 5th.

Some hints to get you started: Continue reading “ST Cryptic No 2473 – Hints”