June 10, 2023 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Roger Squires (Rufus) RIP

Long time solvers the Telegraph back page crossword will fondly remember the regular Monday setter, Roger Squires, who retired in 2017.  He also set crosswords for the Guardian as Rufus and the Financial Times as Dante. Roger was listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s most prolific crossword compiler.  He was also a sportsman, magician and actor.

We were saddened to learn that Roger died recently at the age of 91.  … Continue reading

DT 30323 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30323 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club (hosted by Gazza)

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Crypticsue is attending a family wedding today so I’m temporarily occupying her chair and providing a few hints.

This puzzle should appeal to those who enjoy anagrams – there are no less than nine here including four in a row in the down clues.… Continue reading