September 21, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2095

Toughie No 2095 by Sparks

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

A wonderful puzzle by Sparks full of surprises and fun. A few new words for me. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. There’s a little theme with a related Nina.… Continue reading

DT 28850

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28850

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs, where after a fine, sunny start to the day the latest instalment of what we used to call equinoctial gales before they gave them fancy names has blown in and it’s pouring with rain.… Continue reading

DT 28845

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28845

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 15 September 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Following the new slightly trickier Saturday trend – I wonder if our setter knew how much his clue for 2d would excite our mathematical experts, while their subsequent ‘conversations’ confused the rest of us?… Continue reading