May 15, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1188 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1188 by Petitjean

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Nowhere near as frustrating as the last Petitjean puzzle I blogged even though I struggled in the SW corner and had problems understanding some of the wordplay

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DT 27490 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27490

Hints and tips by Kath

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

Good morning to all of you from a very sunny Oxford. This had all the trademarks of a Ray T crossword – short clues, the Queen and the usual touch of innuendo. My last few answers caused a few problems so I’ve given it 3* for difficulty.

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ST 2742 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2742

A full review by gnomethang

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

This puzzle was published on  Sunday, 4th May 2014

Morning All!. This strayed into 3 star territory for me. I had a slow start but the progress was steady to the end with the usual array of solid and fun clues.

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