November 30, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1717 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1717 by Osmosis

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

The difficulty you have with this puzzle (which is a pangram) probably depends on how good your knowledge is of gardeners, singers, novelists, actresses, mathematicians and diplomats. In spite of the excessive number of proper names I thought it was fairly gentle for Osmosis.… Continue reading >

DT 28285 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28285

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

 

Kia ora from Aotearoa. 
Here’s something for those who enjoy Googling places. Carol has just spent a few days on Matiu/Somes Island with a group of friends. This small island is right in the middle of Wellington harbour and has spent much of its history being a human or animal quarantine station and some as a war-time internment camp.… Continue reading >