Silvanus has, for me at least, upped the difficulty level while maintaining the enjoyment. There were several clues that caused me to dig deeper than usual, especially the deceptive 8d which was my last one. Continue reading “Toughie 2287”
Hello everyone. I found today's puzzle tricky, in part because it required some general knowledge that I didn't have stored away. If you're looking for another crosswording challenge, there's always this week's Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle. The setter (me) would appreciate feedback on it. Comments so far suggest it's probably a 4* puzzle, but there's a nice review by Prolixic to provide hints if you get stuck.
Thanks to everyone who filled out my survey on last week's puzzle. The results and a selection of the comments are available after the hints.
Good morning from the peaceful heart of Downtown LI. Peaceful that is apart from the continuous drone of massive tractors pulling massive trailers filled with either grain or bales which drive past our dwelling every ten minutes from very early in the morning until very late at night all through the harvest season. Well done to England’s Rugby and Cricket teams. It will take a while to wipe the smile from my face after those results. Continue reading “DT 29139”
In today’s Independent on Sunday, Dill becomes the twenty-fifth graduate of the Rookie Corner / NTSPP series to have a puzzle published in the National press. Well done, let’s hope it’s the first of many. … Continue reading