September 11, 2019 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2296

Toughie No 2296 by Stick Insect

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

There’s nothing too tricky here but I did find, especially when writing the hints, that a significant number of the clues require lots of little bits to be assembled including many abbreviations.… Continue reading

DT 29153

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29153

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

This morning we woke to find a white frost. We thought we had had our last one of these for the season but nature had other ideas. At least a calm fine day has followed.

We found this Jay puzzle at the trickier end of his spectrum and have given it three stars for difficulty and even wondered whether it should have more than that. Lots of fun as usual with some rather scrumptious anagrams.

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