October 11, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2106 ~ Posted on

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 ~ Posted on

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 ~ Posted on

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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