April 29, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

NTSPP – 377

NTSPP – 377

A Puzzle by Snape

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DT 28414 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28414 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club
Hosted by Tilsit

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Morning all!  BD and Mrs BD are among the jams and fruitcakes at the local village fete today, so I’m here with your hints.

Another fine puzzle for a Saturday with a couple of little head scratchers to sort out.  I’m guessing it’s Cephas today.  The puzzle doesn’t have too many anagrams which is a plus for me.  There is a typo in 18 down, in both newspaper and online versions,  with an L missing from one of the words in the clue. (now corrected on line!)  However, it’s obvious what the word should be and it doesn’t affect anything in the puzzle.

If you are still at a loose end, you can have a crack at my very own General Knowledge Jumbo puzzle which is featured today at the Independent website. See if you can work out the connection between the three specific answers. It’s one of my more devious links!

It’s here!    


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.

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