December 9, 2022 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2972

Toughie No 2972 by Osmosis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Only one letter of the alphabet omitted today (J). I thought we might have a pangram, but not quite. I’m not at all sure about 22a – if anyone has any better ideas, please let me know.… Continue reading

DT 30166

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30166

Hints and tips by Senf

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

A very good Friday morning from Winnipeg.

proXimal was ‘on duty’ last Friday and based on my solving experience of this potentially being in the wrong envelope my five bob says that this is a Zandio production rather than a Silvanus production.… Continue reading

DT 30161 (full review)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30161

A full review by Rahmat Ali

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This puzzle was published on 3rd Dec 2022

BD Rating – Difficulty * Enjoyment ****

Greetings from Kolkata. A very fairly gentle and friendly Saturday puzzle from Cephas that I enjoyed solving and thereafter writing a review of the same for your kind perusal and important feedback.Continue reading