February 9, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

There Once was a Man With Six Wives

There Once was a Man With Six Wives:
Our Kings and Queens in Limericks

by Mick Twister, illustrated by Hannah Warren

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Toughie 1758

Toughie No 1758 by Shamus

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

A slow start after which the top half fell quickly. The bottom half took slightly longer but it was finished in average time. I didn’t like all the double unchecked letters but they didn’t cause any problems

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DT 28346

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28346

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **Enjoyment ***/****

Hello everyone. This is definitely a Ray T Thursday – a few of his trademarks are missing but I’m sure that it’s one of his crosswords. Cheer up to those of you who find them tricky because it’s very much at the easier end of his range of difficulty.… Continue reading

ST 2884

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2884

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 29th January

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Another super Sunday puzzle – my top of the podium clue has to be the splendid 15d

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