February 23, 2022 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2806

Toughie No 2806 by Django

Hints and tips by crypticsue

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

Another enjoyable Toughie from Django, Continue reading “Toughie 2806”

DT 29918

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29918

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

A busy day here for us. Colin is having a cataract operation early tomorrow morning so all sorts of things such as mowing the lawns have to be fitted into our Wednesday schedule as well as the blog. Slowly getting ticks in the required boxes so guess we will get there.… Continue reading

Sunday Toughie 3

Sunday Toughie No 3 by proXimal

A full review by John Bee

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This puzzle was published on 13th Feb 2022

I found this a bit harder than #1 and #2 but still managed to get answers in the grid but a few parsings almost beat me.… Continue reading

ST 3147

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3147

A full review by Rahmat Ali

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This puzzle was published on 13th Feb 2022

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

Greetings from Kolkata. A tough but interesting Sunday puzzle of Dada that offered a lot of enjoyment and I now have the pleasure of presenting to you once again a full review of the same and would be delighted to have your precious feedback and comments.

Yesterday, the 22nd February 2022 or 22022022, was a Happy Palindrome Day for all of us. It was also a Happy Ambigram Day since the digital numbers in the form of seven-segment display character representations as on a calculator could be read upside down in exactly the same manner. Some even fashioned 22.2.22 as Happy Happy ‘Twosday’. While the next Happy Palindrome Day will be 03022030, the last Happy Palindrome Day of this century will be on a leap day, 29022092. Continue reading “ST 3147”