June 1, 2023 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Big Dave

It is with deep sadness that we have to let you know that Big Dave died peacefully on Wednesday evening. He had been in ill health for some time and was still grieving the death of his wife Pam earlier this year.

Big Dave set up this blog in January 2009 blogging first the Toughie Crossword and soon after the other Telegraph Cryptic Crosswords. … Continue reading

Toughie 3071

Toughie No 3071 by Beam
Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

A typically enjoyable Beam Toughie (though there’s no Queen or sweetheart). Many thanks to him.

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