October 15, 2011 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

NTSPP – 088 (Review) ~ Posted on

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 088

An Alphabetical Jigsaw by Radler

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For those unfamiliar with this form of torture, an Alphabetical Jigsaw requires the solver to solve the clues and then fit the answers in to the grid without knowing which answer goes where. Continue reading “NTSPP – 088 (Review)”

Cruciverbalists’ Convention (Oct 2011) ~ Posted on

Cruciverbalists’ Convention

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It’s time once again for a meeting in London so come along and join us at the The Hamilton Hall, Street-level Concourse, Liverpool Street Station, City of London, EC2M 7PY on the 29th October – any time between 12noon and 7.00pm.

Update:  John Henderson is planning to get there as close to 9:00am as possible to reserve some space by the back (concourse-side) wall upstairs.  As long as my train is on time I should be there by 10:00am.

All are welcome and you can enjoy a host of real ales.  Click on either of the pictures for details of the venue.

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DT 26684 (Hints) ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26684 (Hints)

Big Dave’s Saturday Crossword Club

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Many thanks to Phil McNeill for providing today’s puzzle, which can be downloaded from the previous post.

As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, I will select an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, and provide hints for them.

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