October 31, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2117 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 2117 by Messinae

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This is a pretty gentle but enjoyable puzzle which shouldn’t take solvers too long, giving them plenty of time to carve their pumpkins. Thanks to Messinae.

Please leave a comment telling us how you fared and what you thought of it.… Continue reading

DT 28884 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28884

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from a cold but sunny Downtown LI. I am standing in for The Two Kiwis today as Kiwi Colin has been away in India. Hopefully we have some nice photos to look at when they make their welcome return next week.… Continue reading

Cloudflare – 31-10-2018 ~ Posted on

Update – 01-11-2018

Well, it was good while it lasted.  The gremlins hit this afternoon, so the site is now back under the protection of Cloudflare!


In an attempt to resolve the current problems with caching I have changed the site so that it no longer uses Cloudflare.  It takes up to 24 hours for this change to propagate through the internet. … Continue reading