October 6, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Site Problems – 06 October 2018

As I’m sure you have noticed, the site is experiencing severe problems.  In order to attempt to resolve these I have had to disable most of the plugins, which means that a lot of things about the site will be different – for example, the spoilers wont work, the contact form to submit prize entries won’t work etc [update – these are now working].  Please don’t write to tell me about them!  The hints are available here and today’s NTSPP here.

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DT 28863 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28863 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club

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The main site is having severe problems which are currently being investigated by the hosting company.  These hints are also available here: – I suggest that you bookmark this alternative site, which is where I post when the main site is down.

As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.

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MPP – 077

Monthly Prize Puzzle (October 2018)

A Puzzle by Radler

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Why not have a go at our latest Monthly Prize Puzzle?

The winner will receive their choice of any of the Telegraph Crossword Books.

Please note that, due to punitive postal charges, while the competition is open to all, the prize is only available to UK solvers.

A review will follow after the closing date (20th October 2018).

The competition is now closed

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