January 22, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

MPP – 056 (Review)

Monthly Prize Puzzle – 056

January 2017

A Puzzle by Prolixic



Congratulations to Silvanus who solved the crossword, looked carefully at the grid, found the nine synonyms for cross, answered the question, entered the competition and was the lucky person drawn from the electronic hat by Mrs BD, and so wins a Telegraph Crossword Book.


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ST 2883 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2883 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, a number of the more difficult clues have been selected and hints provided for them.

Most of the terms used in these hints are explained in the Glossary and examples are available by clicking on the entry under “See also”.… Continue reading