April 18, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1173 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1173 by Osmosis

It’s a Cracker!

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

Tilsit is unavailable today and I have spent most of the morning sorting out the site, including a raft of problems (at the blogging end) introduced by the WordPress upgrade and a rogue plugin (the Guestbook one, now disabled) that used up over 5gb of the 6gb available. The hints are here, albeit a little late.

As is usual with Osmosis it took longer to fully resolve the wordplay than it did to complete the puzzle.

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DT 27467 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27467

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs this bright  Good Friday morning.

As usual from Giovanni, some obscure words but fair wordplay. ** difficulty for me.

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DT 27462 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27462

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on  Saturday, 12th April 2014

The Saturday Mysteron seems to have upped the difficulty level for his last couple of appearances which for me anyway increases the enjoyment factor.

 

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