February 15, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1761 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1761 by Dada

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

This is a very enjoyable puzzle from Dada – as usual the tricky bit with many of his clues is to isolate the definition.

I didn’t notice it so much when solving the puzzle but writing the hints brought home to me how many of the clues involve an insertion/container construct – exactly half of the 28.… Continue reading >

DT 28351 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28351

Hints and tips by KiwiColin

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

 

Kia ora from Aotearoa.
The komplication with the Ks kontinues. Yesterday we had a different 2Ks writing the blog and today we just have 1K instead of the normal twosome.… Continue reading >