Category Archives: Firefly

Firefly is Geoff Oxley. He is also known as Glow-worm

Toughie 1845

Toughie No 1845 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

I have to say that I wasn’t overly enamoured with this one when I solved it – the four peripheral answers all went in very quickly and there are a lot of anagrams of various types (none very tricky), so the whole thing was over without any significant hold-ups.… Read More

Toughie 1830

Toughie No 1830 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

Thanks to BD for covering for me last week. I think the week off must have dulled my brain because this puzzle took quite a bit longer than I thought it was going to.… Read More

Toughie 1818

Toughie No 1818 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

It’s too hot to do much thinking so I was glad that this was a far easier puzzle than last Thursday’s.

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought.… Read More

Toughie 1801

Toughie No 1801 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

Thanks to Firefly for a midweek Toughie that was pleasant enough and not ubertricky.

Please leave a comment telling us how you fared with the puzzle and what you thought of it.… Read More

Toughie 1782

Toughie No 1782 by Firefly

A game of two halves

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

This was definitely a game of two halves. The bottom half went in with very few problems but then I struggled greatly with the top half even after I’d been sent the correct clue for 12 across (which was then solved instantly).… Read More

Toughie 1762

Toughie No 1762 by Firefly

A puzzle of two halves

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

Due to a number of email problems this review will be a little late today.  A few days ago I lifted the attack status from the website.  Today the attacks restarted, so we are back “under attack” which means the firewall with its five-second delay is also back. … Read More

Toughie 1742

Toughie No 1742 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

I found this quite tricky for a Firefly puzzle. At one time I had the top half filled in and almost nothing in the bottom half. It all came together in the end though and I enjoyed it

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought.… Read More

Toughie 1728

Toughie 1728 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

Welcome everybody to Toughie Corner, the darker side of Big Dave’s blog.  Your Kitty is feeling uncharacteristically light and cheerful, ironically due to having been granted an escape from the fun for a few days.… Read More

Toughie 1718

Toughie No 1718 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Bufo

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I’m not as grumpy as last week. After all it’s now December and there’ll be enough grumpiness later in the month when I get into “Bah! Humbug!” mode.… Read More

Toughie 1698

Toughie 1698 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Kitty

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

 

Hello and welcome everybody.  Bufo isn’t here this week so you’re stuck with me again. The last time he was away I stepped in and found myself with a Firefly puzzle to blog. … Read More