January 8, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2363

Toughie No 2363 by Messinae

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

Although there were a number of clues that I liked there were also a number of niggles for me here so I’ve removed half a star from the enjoyment score.… Continue reading

DT 29254

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29254

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

We have been having a lot of windy days lately. The same winds that have been adding to the ferocity of the huge fires in Australia, blowing some of the smoke right across the Tasman, has also stripped the last of the blossoms off the Christmas flowering Pohutukawa trees.… Continue reading