January 6, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Crossword Centenary ~ Posted on

Crossword Centenary

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

A message from John Halpern

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

As I’m sure you are aware, 2013 is the Year of the Crossword, OUR centenary. I am setting myself up as a facilitator in creating a number of inspiring and fun crossword events to happen during the year. But I can’t do this alone.

Continue reading “Crossword Centenary”

ST 2673 (Hints) ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2673 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Big Dave

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

There’s a brand-new monthly Prize puzzle available, why not have a go?

As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, I will select a few of the more difficult clues and provide hints for them.

Continue reading “ST 2673 (Hints)”

Database Restore ~ Posted on

Database Restore

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – +– +– +– + – + – + – +

Update:  All the missing posts have now been restored.  Please let me know if I have missed anything.

There have been problems on the server which hosts this site, and the SQL database has been restored to Friday morning.  I can rebuild the posts for T 905 and DT 27067 from my own Word backups, and the two puzzles published yesterday.  I’ll be checking with Gazza, Gnomethang and Crypticsue as to how easy it will be to restore their reviews.  It will not be possible to recover comments.

Continue reading “Database Restore”