September 5, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2085

Toughie No 2085 by Stick Insect

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

There’s nothing too strenuous today and I proceeded fairly steadily once I’d resolved my difficulty with 1a. I’m not a great fan of long anagrams and I was pleased to find that only one of the four 15-letter answers was a full anagram.… Continue reading

DT 28836

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28836

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.
A friend described the weather we have been having lately as ‘Sprinter’. The calendar tells us that it is Spring but there is a persistent air flow that feels like it is coming directly from the South Pole and carries with it cold showers and in some places, late snow.… Continue reading