Author Archives: Big Dave

Big Dave is a retired IT Consultant who lives in the beautiful Worcestershire village of Hanley Swan.

DT 28671 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28671 (Hints)

Big Dave’s Saturday Crossword Club

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If you haven’t already done so, please take a couple of minutes to complete our survey.  Your views are important to us.  Don’t keep putting it off – the results should be published on Tuesday, so there’s not much time left.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28665 (Hints)

Big Dave’s Saturday Crossword Club

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28659 (Hints)

Big Dave’s Saturday Crossword Club

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.… Read More

DT 28653 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28653 (Hints)

Big Dave’s Saturday Crossword Club

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28641 (Hints)

Big Dave’s Saturday Crossword Club

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Yesterday Jan, Tom Pride’s partner, sent me the following email:

“Would you be so kind as to pass on my heartfelt thanks to all your bloggers who posted so kindly about Tom. They were all on show at his funeral.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28635 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28629 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.… Read More

We are 9 (Jan 2018)

Birthday Bash

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The blog will have been going for 9 years on 28th January and to celebrate we will be having our usual Birthday Bash, at the same venue as last year. … Read More

The Three Wise Men

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28623 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.  There are 30 clues in the average crossword puzzle and I have provided hints for around half of them – if you need help with any of the others, just ask.… Read More