December 25, 2015 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 100007

Toughie No 100007 by Shamus

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Ho ho ho! Merry Christmas to all of you! I have just spent 3 hours opening presents with two excited kids and some Prosecco. Today Shamus gives a lovely seasonal puzzle which I rated 3* for difficulty (although I did need Mr Google more than once and I got stuck not knowing a river – many thanks to Gazza and BD for bailing me out).… Continue reading

DT 100007

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 100007

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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

Good morning and Merry Christmas from South Staffs on a damp grey morning, with the promise of more rain to come. But the turkey’s in the oven, the family has gathered, and small grand-daughter is anxious for the present distribution to start.… Continue reading

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to all our readers

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Big Dave and the team of bloggers would once again like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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