July 2, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1423

Toughie No 1423 by MynoT

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Gazza cornered the market in sacrificial goats this week and so got the better of the Wednesday/Thursday puzzles. This one yielded fairly readily even with its sprinkling of less familiar words.… Continue reading

DT 27843

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27843

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hola from the Vega Baja where the heat wave continues as indeed it seems to be doing in the UK. I don’t know the setter of this one but I have my suspicions which, with my track record, I’ll keep to myself.  I found some of it a bit “off the wall” but I really enjoyed it and it all slotted together neatly in ** time. I think some of you will disagree.

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ST 2801

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2800

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 21st June 2015

One of those puzzles where you’re delighted to be the reviewer as it gives you a chance to enjoy it all over again.   Lots of clues I really liked but I think I’ll select 17a for top favourite

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