February 3, 2022 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2795

Toughie No 2795 by Giovanni

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

It wouldn’t be a Giovanni Toughie without a few obscurities – I didn’t know either the sages, the poor conductor or the shrub. Thanks to Giovanni for the puzzle.… Continue reading

DT 29901

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29901

Hints and Tips by Stephen L

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

Good morning from South Devon, the self styled “English Riviera” to be precise, which is also the title of local band Metronomy’s rather good third album for the music aficionados amongst us.

As for the puzzle that was rather good too, in fact it was excellent, we have come to expect nothing less from our esteemed setter. Continue reading “DT 29901”