January 31, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 1961 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 1961 by Giovanni

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

It’s unusual to get a Giovanni on a Wednesday and I found this one fairly straightforward until I reached the SW corner where two new (to me) words awaited and it’s that corner which pushed my difficulty rating up to three.… Continue reading >

DT 28650 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28650

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Kia ora from Aotearoa.     

Schools are getting started this week so for much of the population the holiday season in over. On our regular walks now most of the people we greet are also locals and the ones who could be called grockles, or emmets in the SW of your nation, (two words we have learnt from crossword puzzles) have now departed.… Continue reading >