August 24, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1661 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1661 by Dada

Aussie Rules

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

There are some good laughs here and I enjoyed it a lot. I only had two hold-ups – a) I didn’t know the 19a word but with three checking letters it became obvious, and b) I was reluctant to write in the 4d author because for some reason I thought his name was ten rather than nine letters long – a quick Google revealed my mistake.… Continue reading

DT 28201 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28201

Hints and tips by KiwiColin

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

 

One member of our team is away in the capital meeting up with a friend of many years so it is a solo flight for KiwiColin today. After a run of clear sunny days, that gave some of our family fantastic skiing conditions last weekend, it has turned colder again.  … Continue reading