June 5, 2019 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2240

Toughie No 2240 by Zandio

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

A warm welcome to Zandio, a new Toughie setter. He (or she) has given us a proper Friday-level Toughie which gave me a bit of a shock and jolted me out of my usual Wednesday comfort zone.… Continue reading

DT 29069

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29069

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

On the first of the month winter arrived with a vengeance. We have had windy, cold, changeable weather ever since with snow down to low levels on the ranges. Our little wood-burner has been having to work overtime.

Jay has given us another enjoyable puzzle with some rather good complicated anagrams included in the mix.… Continue reading