April 13, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1585

Toughie No 1585 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

Even though this puzzle is numbered 11,585 on the online site we haven’t suddenly shot forward almost 50 years. I thought that it was perfectly reasonable but fairly straightforward and without a great deal of oomph.… Continue reading

DT 28087

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28087

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty * – Enjoyment ***

One of us has just returned from a routine visit to the dentist. We are sure that this is not the sort of topic that people would enjoy as an introduction to the blog so we’ll just put that behind us and get on with solving and enjoying this puzzle.… Continue reading