January 9, 2019 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2156

Toughie No 2156 by Stick Insect

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

We have a pangram today with nothing too obscure other than the 1a Drake. The last Stick Insect Toughie was deficient in the E department (which I missed completely) so I examined today’s completed grid with some care.… Continue reading

DT 28943

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28943

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

The Met office has just told us that 2018 was the second warmest year since records started. With the temperatures we are  having at present it feels as if 2019 has already taken up the challenge to do even better.… Continue reading