February 13, 2019 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2176

Toughie No 2176 by Giovanni

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

I thought that this was a bit stiffer than the usual Giovanni Toughie but I did enjoy the tussle. There were a few words I didn’t know but no religious obscurities.… Continue reading

DT 28973

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28973

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Our long hot summer continues. Too hot and dry in some areas. In the Nelson district, where we used to live in our orcharding days, there have been huge bush fires raging for over a week. Whole towns have needed to be evacuated but luckily property damage has not been as bad as it might have been.… Continue reading