Category Archives: Highlight

Christmas and New Year Puzzles (2017/2018)

Christmas and New Year Puzzles

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Puzzle publication and closing dates over the Christmas and New Year period.… Read More

New Telegraph Puzzles Editor

New Telegraph Puzzles Editor

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Some of you may have already heard that Phil McNeill is retiring as the Telegraph Puzzles Editor at the end of January 2018.  Phil took over from Kate Fassett just a few weeks before I started the Blog back in January 2009. … Read More

BBC CiNA 3D Calendar Puzzle (2018)

BBC CiNA 3D Calendar Puzzle (2018)

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The BBC CiNA (Children in Need Appeal) 3D Calendar Puzzle for 2018 is now available. Each day has a clue. Each month has a 3D grid to complete.… Read More

Christmas and New Year Puzzles (2016/2017)

Christmas and New Year Puzzles

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Puzzle publication and closing dates over the Christmas and New Year period.… Read More

BBC CiNA 3D Calendar Puzzle (2017)

BBC CiNA 3D Calendar Puzzle (2017)

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The BBC CiNA (Children in Need Appeal) 3D Calendar Puzzle for 2017 is now available. Each day has a clue. Each month has a 3D grid to complete.… Read More

Performance Problems – an Update

As I’m sure you are all aware the site has been suffering from poor performance for a long time. Evohosting, the previous hosting company, recommended that I switch to a Virtual Private Server (VPS) provided by Daily Internet, their parent company. I decided instead to move the site to a VPS from SmartHosting over the weekend of 27th/28th February.… Read More

Christmas and New Year Puzzles (2015/2016)

Christmas and New Year Puzzles

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Puzzle publication and closing dates over the Christmas and New Year period.… Read More

Now We Are Six!

Big Dave’s Crossword Blog celebrates its sixth birthday today!

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Is it really six years since, in a moment of weakness, I set up this blog, with the first post published on the following day? … Read More

Christmas and New Year Puzzles (2014/2015)

Christmas and New Year Puzzles

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Puzzle publication and closing dates over the Christmas and New Year period.… Read More

BBC CiNA 3D Calendar Puzzle (2015)

BBC CiNA 3D Calendar Puzzle (2015)

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The BBC CiNA (Children in Need Appeal) 3D Calendar Puzzle for 2015 is now available. Each day has a clue. Each month has a 3D grid to complete.… Read More