February 8, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1757 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1757 by Micawber

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Thanks to Micawber for another great puzzle – he never disappoints.

There is a note in the paper saying: ‘There Once was a Man With Six Wives: Our Kings and Queens in Limericks by Mick Twister, aka Micawber, is published tomorrow, available at books.telegraph.co.uk – a noble theme.’ If this is as funny as Mick’s previous book of limericks ‘There was an Old Geezer called Caesar‘ we’re in for a treat.… Continue reading

DT 28345 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28345

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Kia ora from Aotearoa.
We have just had a holiday long-weekend here for Waitangi Day. February 6th 1840 was the date of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi which is recognised as the founding document of our nation.… Continue reading