Micawber – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2776

End-of-Year Toughie No 2776 by Micawber

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Welcome to the prized toughie end-of-year puzzle, a unique look at some of this year’s events in Micawber’s inimitable style. We’re all delighted that this has become an annual offering.… Continue reading

Toughie 2731

Toughie No 2731 by Micawber

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

Micawber makes one of his all-too-rare appearances in the Toughie slot today. This one is very enjoyable as his puzzles always are.

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

Toughie 2667

Toughie No 2667 by Micawber

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

It’s always a great pleasure to get a Micawber puzzle to blog. This one’s a pangram and it didn’t pose too many problems but it was very enjoyable.… Continue reading

Toughie 2483

Toughie No 2483 by Micawber

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

Micawber on a Wednesday – wow, it’s just like old times. Today he’s given us a puzzle which is very gentle with a few ‘old friends’ but chock full of beautifully crafted clues – I felt like Oliver Twist when I’d finished solving it.… Continue reading

Toughie 2452

Toughie No 2452 by Micawber

Hints and tips by Uriah Heep

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

A very nice puzzle to complete. Lots of fun to be had here. A few gimmies to get you started. A few to add from the checkers and the last few to bung in and parse later. Just right for a Thursday. Continue reading “Toughie 2452”

Toughie 2358

Toughie No 2358 by Micawber

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

This is Micawber’s customary year-end puzzle covering the events of the last 12 months and what a joy it is. Many thanks to Micawber (and thanks to BD for giving me the chance to blog it).… Continue reading