October 11, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2106

Toughie No 2106 by Donnybrook

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

This was a fairly gentle puzzle to get me back into blogging mode after a two-week absence gallivanting round Scotland. But the puzzle did take me longer than it should have done.… Continue reading

DT 28867

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28867

Hints and tips by pensionista pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Yep, since my last blog three weeks ago I have become an OAP, (I think that’s probably a code for “grumpy old man”), but the upside is that my first pension payment arrived in the bank yesterday!  I can now get bus and train passes and a free trip up the lift to Alicante castle which is well worth seeing if you’re ever in the area.

I don’t know who the setter of this puzzle is but I have a suspicion which I will keep to myself for now to avoid embarrassment.  It’s a nice puzzle which I quite enjoyed. Nothing to really frighten the horses and a few anagrams for those that like them as a way into the puzzle. Continue reading “DT 28867”

ST 2971

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2971

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 30th September 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ****

The perfect straightforward crossword for an exceedingly busy Sunday.

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