September 2, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2499

Toughie No 2499 by Stick Insect

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Having stated in the preamble to last Wednesday’s Toughie that there were no gimmicks only to find later that every across answer contained ‘un’ I examined today’s completed grid with a bit more care – but I can’t spot anything unusual.… Continue reading

DT 29458

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29458

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

As soon as the calendar told us that Spring had officially started the weather gods must have decided that Winter was not over yet and have sent in an icy blast from the south. Lots of fresh snow in parts of the South Island and we’ve had cold, wet conditions here.… Continue reading