January 23, 2019 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2164

Toughie No 2164 by Giovanni

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

Giovanni has given us a fair bit of General Knowledge today but we’ve been spared anything as ancient as the Old Testament. I didn’t know the medical creaking, the vitamin name or the tasty maggot but in each case I was able to work out the answer from the wordplay and look it up to find it nestling in the pages of Chambers.… Continue reading

DT 28955

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28955

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

 It is still fine and warm here but we have had several very windy days lately which we could well do without. We’ve avoided the beach on our regular walks so we don’t get sand-blasted.

Have fun at the Birthday Bash at the weekend.… Continue reading