February 9, 2022 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2798

Toughie No 2798 by Serpent

Hints and tips by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

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DT 29906

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29906

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

During the last week a moisture laden weather system from the tropics has taken a leisurely cruise across the length and breadth of New Zealand giving most of us a thorough mid-summer drenching. It has now moved away so we are back to clear blue skies and warm temperatures again.… Continue reading

Sunday Toughie 1

Sunday Toughie No 1 by proXimal

A full review by Big Dave

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This puzzle was published on 30th January 2022

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

This is the first of a new series of Sunday Toughies. Unlike other Toughie crosswords this is a Prize puzzle. I found it difficult but not very satisfying, hence the ratings. Continue reading “Sunday Toughie 1”

ST 3145

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3145

A full review by Rahmat Ali

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This puzzle was published on 30th Jan 2022

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Greetings from Kolkata. Dada’s Sunday puzzle appeared somewhat more straightforward this time but as usual, I enjoyed solving it. I now have the pleasure of presenting to you a full review of the same and would be happy to have your valuable comments. Continue reading “ST 3145”