January 2, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Boatman & Friends in Conversation

Waterstones Brighton 19 January 2017

Ashley Knowles (Boatman) will be at Waterstones in Brighton from 7 pm on Thursday 19 January to host a rare joint appearance of Guardian Crossword Editor, Hugh Stephenson and John Halpern (Paul in the Guardian readers, Mudd in the Financial Times, Punk in the Independent and one of the panel of setters for the Times) to talk about the art, practice and future of crossword compiling and to answer your questions.… Continue reading

DT 28313

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28313

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Good Morning from the heart of Downtown LI. The party capital of rural Warwickshire.

Here are my predictions for 2017

  • Some people will die in 2017.
  • Women will wear silly hats but still look prettier than they do without hats.
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