October 7, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2519

Toughie No 2519 by Serpent

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

There’s some complicated wordplay here (which I enjoyed winkling out). There are two clues (1a and 14a) where the definition can only be the whole clue but the whole clue doesn’t really match up with the answer.… Continue reading

DT 29488

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29488

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Advance voting in our General Election has now started so one of us (Colin) is working as an electoral officer, issuing votes. This makes us several hours later than usual getting on to putting the blog together but still plenty of time to get it all done before publishing deadline.… Continue reading