November 14, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1916

Toughie No 1916 by Dada

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

A big warm hello to you all.  We have a Dada puzzle in today’s Toughie slot, and it’s everything I’ve come to expect from him.  A little trickier than the Toughies we often start the week with, but repaying the extra thought with extra smiles.… Continue reading

DT 28584

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28584

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  –  Difficulty ** –  Enjoyment ***

 

Hello, everyone.  I found today’s puzzle easier going that the crosswords that we’ve faced on recent Tuesdays.  It was a most pleasant solve, due in part to several clues that had very smooth surface readings.… Continue reading