June 15, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1621 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1621 by Kcit

Hints and tips by Gazza

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I got through most of this one reasonably quickly then was held up in the SW corner. Apart from the wordplay in 1a (which I don’t fully understand) there’s not much need for twisted knickers here, though some UK football fans may bridle at the repeated use of the word soccer.… Continue reading >

DT 28141 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28141

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

At this time of the year a flock of Royal Spoonbills settles in the area of the estuary nearest to us. Over the last several days they have been joined by a couple of Kotuku or New Zealand White Herons.… Continue reading >