Daily Archives: September 21, 2017

Toughie 1886

Toughie No 1886 by Samuel

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

I didn’t find this overly difficult until I stalled on the last few answers (mostly in the SW corner) and then stalled even more trying to work out the wordplay for 23 across.… Read More

ST 2916

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2916

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 10th September 2017

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

Another lovely Sunday crossword – full of the things we expect from Virgilius – a lurker or two, some splendid cryptic definitions, and for the blogger nice easy-to-explain surface readings.… Read More

DT 28538

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28538

Hints and tips by Falcon

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

Greetings from Ottawa where summer has finally arrived. Temperatures are nudging 30° C and the skies are virtually cloudless. This weather is typical of mid-July, not mid-September. Mind you, I am not complaining but just enjoying it while it lasts.… Read More