tilsit – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Setters and Bloggers Update – August 2022

Thank you to everyone who has sent puzzles to be featured in our various slots.  I hope the feedback has been encouraging and will inspire you further.

We currently have enough NTSPP puzzles to run until mid-October, but our Rookie Corner puzzle stock is running slightly low. Continue reading “Setters and Bloggers Update – August 2022”

Big Dave – An Update

I want to update you on the latest news about BD. The previous update can be found here.

At the moment, Dave has now been moved to his local Cottage Hospital in Malvern, where he is currently resting and having his condition assessed and treated.

He has still been having phone and IT problems which have limited his access to the site, but he has been updated on all the kind thoughts and wishes everyone has been sending through.… Continue reading

Site Housekeeping for July and August 2022 – for Bloggers and Setters

It looks like Big Dave will still be out of action for quite some time, so just a few bits of housekeeping for the next few weeks, and while the boss recovers.

We’ll assume you are all doing your normal arranged sessions, unless you notify me. If you find you are unable to blog, we should be able to find cover.Continue reading

DT 30029 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30029 Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club (hosted by Tilsit)

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Greetings from Warrington, a big thank you to Senf for holding the fort for the last few weeks. It’s been a bit crazy in work and I have also had a few other things to attend to. Continue reading “DT 30029 (Hints)”

Toughie 2870

Toughie No 2870 by Stick Insect
Hints and tips by Tilsit
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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment *****

Greetings from the Warrington tropics!
I’m holding the fort for our Lovely Crypticsue who is meandering around the Emerald Isle for a few more days and will be back for the weekend.… Continue reading