February 17, 2021 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2594

Toughie No 2594 by Giovanni

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I thought that this was a proper midweek Toughie which I enjoyed. Thanks to Giovanni.

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

DT 29606 (2021-02-17)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29606

Hints and tips by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This is a quick blog for the puzzle which appeared in today’s (Wednesday 17th) newspaper, apparently because of a technical error. Continue reading “DT 29606 (2021-02-17)”

DT 29601

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29601

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Last weekend it was detected that some sneaky Covid 19 greeblies had managed to get through our strict border controls. The country immediately went into lockdown. Level 3 for Auckland and Level 2 for the rest of the country.… Continue reading

ST 3094

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3094

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 7th February 2021

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

An enjoyable Sunday puzzle, full of anagrams, insertions and reversals, with a slight theme of expressions of surprise, not to mention the first of several appearances in Crosswordland of the Tibetan in 1a!… Continue reading