December 27, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1941

Toughie No 1941 by Elkamere

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

Bearing in mind that some solvers may be feeling a bit fragile today Elkamere has given us a fairly gentle puzzle with plenty of ways in. It’s great fun with succinct clues, well-disguised definitions and a barrowload of laughs.… Continue reading

DT 28620

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28620

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Kia ora from Aotearoa.                

This is the time in New Zealand when everyone is on holiday except for retail stores. The climate gods have responded to this by sending in a southerly (which means cold here) spell of weather.… Continue reading