December 11, 2019 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2348

Toughie No 2348 by Hudson

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

There’s nothing too demanding here with the main hold-ups being down to a few bits of GK (in 1a and 5d in my case). There are some innovative insert/contain indicators in use in the puzzle.… Continue reading

DT 29231

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29231

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

It has been quite a week here in New Zealand. The weather pattern that we mentioned in last week’s blog caused significant infrastructure damage in the South Island with many slips and areas of flooding. Huge disruption for many people, especially tourists, with the only road down the West Coast not expected to re-open before Christmas.… Continue reading