August 31, 2022 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2914

Toughie No 2914 by Hudson

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ****

Just what the crossword solver ordered – a splendid crossword from Hudson which was a joy to solve from start to finish. Continue reading “Toughie 2914”

DT 30080

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30080

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hola from a rather cloudy Los Alcàzares where I’m standing in for the Kiwis.  Earlier this week Colin experienced some chest pains so went to the local medical centre where a minor heart attack was diagnosed. He has been transferred to a hospital in Wellington for further tests.  I’m sure you will all join me in wishing them well and sending hopes for a speedy recovery.

As to the crossword it’s a bit of a homecoming for me.  Those of you who have been around the blog for long enough may remember that I started my blogging career doing the Wednesday puzzle and I did it for quite a few years before the Kiwis arrived and I moved to the Thursday slot.  I’m pretty sure this puzzle’s by Jay and it shows why I used the refer to him as “The Wednesday Wizard”. Hope you enjoyed it as much as I did.
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