December 9, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1723 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1723 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Since we had an Elkamere on Wednesday, I suspected we might see an Elgar today. And what a thoroughly enjoyable puzzle it is. A few easy ones to get started meant there was no initial staring at a blank grid (the staring came a bit later).… Continue reading

DT 28293 ~ Posted on

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28293

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on a dark, damp,December day.

The NW corner of today’s Giovanni took me the longest to solve, and since that is where I usually try to start, I thought we were in for a Friday tester.… Continue reading

DT 28288 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28288

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 3rd December

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

 

Morning All! This went in quite quickly apart from a couple of clues and on the whole I enjoyed it. Continue reading “DT 28288”