October 12, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1898 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1898 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I feel like I’m making a guest appearance today having been unavailable on a Thursday so often recently (and I’m missing again next week). I completed this puzzle in average time though there were several bung-ins that I then had to justify.… Continue reading >

DT 28556 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28556

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Hello everyone. I don’t know who set today’s crossword. I enjoyed it and didn’t find it too tricky but, as I’ve said before, I find it difficult to judge difficulty and enjoyment when I know I’m doing the hints.… Continue reading >

ST 2919 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2919

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 1st October 2017

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

A nice diversion on a gloomy drizzly Sunday – I’m torn between 8d and 21d as to which should be top favourite, but really any of the clues could have been on the leader board

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