November 2020 – Page 2 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 29531

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29531

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone. A Ray T Thursday crossword  but not one that’s too tricky after Jay put us all through the wringer yesterday. There are more anagrams than Ray T normally gives us which I always find makes a crossword easier to get into.… Continue reading

Toughie 2547

Toughie No 2547 by Stick Insect

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

We have a pangram today which even I couldn’t miss after solving 28a.

Thanks to Stick Insect.

Please leave a comment telling us how you fared and what you thought of it.… Continue reading

DT 29530

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29530

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

We’re back home again just in time to tackle this week’s Jay puzzle. Not sure whether it was just us but we certainly took quite a lot longer than usual to get this one sorted. Well into our three stars for difficulty time and even considered a possible fourth one.… Continue reading

Toughie 2546

Toughie No 2546 by Gila

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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

Good morning from Bonny Barrel where next year’s daffodil count will be far higher than this year. Continue reading “Toughie 2546”

DT 29529

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29529

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Hello, everyone. The NW corner of today's puzzle exhibits some interesting symmetry, but it doesn't lead anywhere that I can see.  Perhaps, as is so often the case with patterns observed in crosswordland, it's just a coincidence. Other than that it's a standard Tuesday puzzle.  Nothing wrong with that of course.  Continue reading "DT 29529"

DT 29528

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29528

Hints and tips by Falcon

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment **

Greetings from Ottawa, where we are experiencing our first significant snowfall of the year. As I glance outside, I can see that the ground now has a light covering.… Continue reading