April 2, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1371

Toughie No 1371 by Petitjean

Hints and tips by Bufo

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

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

This was plain sailing until I got becalmed in the SW corner. It was a mixture of fairly obvious answers and some where the wordplay needed teasing out.… Continue reading

ST 2788

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2788

A full review by crypticsue

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

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

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 22nd March 2015

My turn to be the lucky blogger to review this splendid Sunday puzzle – hard to choose a favourite from so many great clues so I’ll just give a big thank you to Virgilius for my double treat.… Continue reading

DT 27765

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27765

Hints and tips by Falcon

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

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

Greetings from Ottawa where the weatherman tells us that we will be experiencing some rather strange weather today. Freezing rain and a high of 12° C — a highly unusual combination.… Continue reading