26008 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 26008 – Review

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26008 – Review

A full analysis by Peter Biddlecombe

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

A puzzle of moderate difficulty and the usual Saturday mixed bag of clues …

Continue reading “DT 26008 – Review”

DT 26008 – Hints

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26008 – Hints

Selected hints by Big Dave

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

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

You still need to keep your atlas handy for the Saturday puzzle, but at least there are none of those girls’ names to contend with.

If you are using CluedUp today, the quick crossword is a little tricky to find.  The one offered up is actually last Sunday’s Quick GK 108, but if you go to the main puzzles screen and click the right arrow, you will find Q 26008.

Don’t forget that you can give  your assessment of the puzzle.  Five stars if you thought it was great, one if you hated it, four, three or two if it was somewhere in between.

As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, I will select a few of the better clues and provide hints for them.  Peter Biddlecombe’s full review of this puzzle will be published at 12.00 on Thursday, 20th August.

Continue reading “DT 26008 – Hints”