July 6, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1842 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1842 by Beam

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

A typical Beam puzzle with all his usual trademarks. As usual there were no anagrams but there did seem to be a fair number of reversals. It was a steady and enjoyable solve with no significant hold-ups.… Continue reading >

DT 28472 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28472

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Hello everyone. I’m not quite sure what I thought of today’s crossword and I don’t have the first idea who set it but it’s not Ray T. I found it quite difficult while I was doing it but now I can’t see why unless it was the large number of double unchecked letters – something I rarely notice – and the small number of anagrams.… Continue reading >