2566 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2566

Toughie No 2566 by Django

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This annus horribilis is drawing to a close so may I wish everyone a Safer and Happier 2021.

Thanks to Django for a pretty gentle Toughie. Some of the clues are rather wordy but the wordplay of all is clear and the puzzle has been put together without any obscurities, which earns applause from me.… Continue reading

ST 2566

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2566

A full analysis by Peter Biddlecombe

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

Posting in a bit of haste as now much busier than I used to be, so no link to Shenandoah for 25A. If you imagine the same introduction as most of the ones for the last year, you won’t be wrong! I liked the smell of the sea at the end of the Acrosses.

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ST 2566 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2566 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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If you are in the vicinity of Upton upon Severn, why not come along to the Charity Rugby match this afternoon, kick-off 2:30pm, when an Upton team will be taking on Evesham Vets (that’s veterans not veterinaries!) at The Sports Field, Old Street, Upton upon Severn, WR8 0HW.

As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, I will select a few of the better clues and provide hints for them.

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