December 26, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2148

Toughie No 2148 by Giovanni

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

No obscure religious terms from Giovanni today but there were several words I didn’t know. However, a combination of Giovanni’s usual precise wordplay and checking letters led me to the answers which I was then able to verify.… Continue reading

Double Toughie No 100010

Double Toughie No 100010 by Elgar
Hints and tips by Tilsit

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

The puzzle can be found under the Giant General Knowledge menu as No 100,010 and the solution can be found, from Boxing Day, under the Giant General Knowledge menu as No 1,100,010

Merry Christmas everyone!… Continue reading

DT 28931

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28931

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

It is a bit late to say Merry Christmas again and a bit early to say Happy New Year so guess that a simple “Compliments of the Season” would be the most appropriate salutation for today.

We are having a really busy time.… Continue reading