August 17, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1866 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1866 by Kcit

Hints and tips by Bufo

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

A slight hold-up at the very top of the grid pushed this pleasant puzzle up to the average difficulty level.

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought.… Continue reading

DT 28508 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28508

Hints and tips by pommers

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

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

Morning all and welcome to a non-RayThursday.  The weather here continues to be stonking hot and it seems to have fried what’s left of my brain because I had a bit of a struggle getting into this one.  However, it all came together eventually after just creeping into *** time.  It will be interesting to see how many of you thought it was a doddle.
Continue reading “DT 28508”

ST 2911 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic 2911

A full review by crypticsue

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

This puzzle was published on Sunday 6th August

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

The sun was shining, Virgilius provided us with another lovely Sunday prize puzzle – the East Kent courgette mountain was slowly being dealt with – a perfect day all round. I ‘really liked’ 11a, 28a and 1d, but the one I’d give the gold medal to has to be 22d

Continue reading “ST 2911”