February 20, 2019 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2180

Toughie No 2180 by Donnybrook

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

This is an interesting mixture of fairly straightforward clues (e.g. 9a and 3d where the answers leap out at you) and clues with clever and misleading definitions (e.g.… Continue reading

DT 28979

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28979

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

We’ve got a cloudy day here today. Still mild of course and quite a pleasant change from the hot sun that we have had lately. Everything is now looking very dry but other parts of the country, Nelson for example where they had the big fires, are even more parched than we are.… Continue reading