Donnybrook – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2918

Toughie No 2918 by Donnybrook

Hints and tips by crypticsue

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

Donnybrook’s turn to provide the Wednesday Toughie and this was, particularly on the right-hand side, a fine exercise of the cryptic grey matter Continue reading “Toughie 2918”

Toughie 2845

Toughie No 2845 by Donnybrook

Hints and tips by StephenL

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

Hello everyone from a sunny and warm South Devon coast.
Maybe because I had a few other things to do I found today’s Donnybrook at the trickier end of the Tuesday spectrum, Continue reading “Toughie 2845”

Toughie 2825

Toughie No 2825 by Donnybrook

Hints and tips by Miffypops


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Chris M Rating – Difficulty * – Enjoyment *****

A  teaser Toughie from Donnybrook, a popular setter who is guaranteed to bring a smile or two when solving Continue reading “Toughie 2825”

Toughie 2805

Toughie No 2805 by Donnybrook

Hints and tips by Stephen L

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

Greetings everyone from South Devon. Today Donnybrook, one of my favourites setters, has given us what I thought was a super puzzle (despite parts of it occupying territory that is somewhat alien to me) that certainly can’t be described as a “Floughie”. Continue reading “Toughie 2805”

Toughie 2781

Toughie 2781 by Donnybrook

Hints and tips by StephenL.

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone from South Devon, MP has done a lot of blogs recently so I volunteered to stand in for him for what is my first Toughie blog. Continue reading “Toughie 2781”

Toughie 2761

Toughie No 2761 by Donnybrook

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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Chris M rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

A Toughie on the easier side of difficulty today. Quite enjoyable while it lasted. Just right for those feeling brave enough to start tackling toughies. Continue reading “Toughie 2761”

Toughie 2741

Toughie No 2741 by Donnybrook

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from the outskirts of Barrel where we have woken up to a cloudless sky and a light frost. Donnybrook has produced a very nice Tuesday Toughie for us today. Continue reading “Toughie 2741”

Toughie 2721

Toughie no 2721 by Donnybrook

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Tuesdays puzzles seem to have become tougher of late. Donnybrook has tested my resolve today. As usual checkers came to the rescue, or was it wavelength? No it’s checkers. Always checkers Continue reading “Toughie 2721”