August 8, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2069

Toughie No 2069 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This was of mixture of some pretty simple clues (e.g. 15a, 26a and 25d) giving toeholds for the solver and others requiring more thought and some GK. Thanks to Firefly for the puzzle.… Continue reading

DT 28812

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28812

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

We were treated to a brilliant red sky as the sun came up this morning. It looks like the forecast for rain later in the day is going to be true.… Continue reading