September 17, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Cruciverbalist Convention (Oct 2015)

Cruciverbalist Convention (Oct 2015)

in conjunction with the Times Crossword Championship

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Toughie 1467

Toughie No 1467 by Micawber

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

Expectations were high after Crypticsue said I’d be rejoicing and Big Dave told me I was a lucky chappie. Therefore it was frustrating that technical problems (a printer that wouldn’t print, a PDF file that wouldn’t open, and an email system that denied me access) prevented me from starting the puzzle until after 1 o’clock.… Continue reading

ST 2812

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2812

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 6th September 2015

A lovely Sunday morning treat – brilliant sunshine and this typical Virgilius puzzle to enjoy

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DT 27909

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27909

Hints and tips by Falcon

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

Greetings from Ottawa where we are in the midst of a late summer heat wave giving us July-like conditions. No complaints from me on that score.

There are no complaints on the puzzle either.… Continue reading