August 20, 2017 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

MPP 063 (review)

Monthly Prize Puzzle – 063

August 2017

Quinquennia – A Puzzle by Phibs

The August MPP from Phibs was, as someone said to me in an email, possibly the easiest MPP ever, both from a solving point of view and for finding ‘the solution to 40’ to enter in the box. I spotted what 40 represented once I’d solved 35a as Mr CS and I got married 35 years ago next month and I’ve been trying to persuade him, so far without much hope of success, that we should return to Capri so that he can buy me a larger piece of the appropriate jewellery than the very tiny stud earrings which were all we could afford last time we were there.… Continue reading

ST 2913 (Hints)


Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2913 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg; a somewhat mixed bag of weather this week – mostly sunny but a rainy start to Wednesday, a foggy start to Thursday, and a thundery start to Friday.… Continue reading