April 18, 2012 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 756 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 756 by Giovanni

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I thought that this was a fairly standard Toughie from Giovanni, with perhaps a higher than usual contribution of names (both mythical and real) and places. Let us know how you fared.

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DT 26843 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26843

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Hola from the Vega Baja.  I don’ t think anyone will be needing these hints today! This is by far the gentlest of all the Jay puzzles that I’ve blogged, easily my fasted solve, but quite enjoyable for all that. For once you don’t need to start with the downs! I got all but two of the across clues on first pass, (although I did get one wrong, d’oh!).  Maybe I was just on good form and you’ll all disagree. It will be interesting to hear your views.

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