November 13, 2014 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1292 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1292 by Excalibur

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

I made fairly slow progress to begin with while I was refamiliarising myself with Excalibur’s quirky style. It took me some time to finish off the north-east corner and that accounts for the extra half star in the difficulty rating

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DT 27646 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27646

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Good morning everyone. It’s a real November morning in Oxford – mild, misty and damp but a Ray T crossword will soon cheer things up and I have almost no doubt that this is one of his. I thought it was very much on the gentle side for him but I’m sure that some of you will disagree. He seems to have lost his naughty hat as there’s not much innuendo this time.

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ST 2768 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2768

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 2nd November 2014

Crossword solving doesn’t get much more enjoyable than this unless you are the reviewer so you get to enjoy it twice over!

 

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