December 16, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

MPP 079 – Review

Monthly Prize Puzzle 079 – Review

December 2018

A puzzle by Alchemi

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This month’s lucky winner is Mike Ewart who correctly identified 12 creatures around the perimeter of the grid and now gets to select a Daily Telegraph Crossword Book as his prize

There were a variety of answers, but in the end 10, 11 or 12  was considered to be a valid response and went into the ‘electronic hat’ for Mrs BD to pick the winner.… Continue reading

ST 2982 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2982 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg, where we have had another heatwave and reached plus one yesterday.

Well, others may not agree, but I thought that this was the gentlest Sunday Dada yet – with, dare I say it, a ‘Virgilius’ sprinkling of anagrams (including partials), a reverse lurker, and a homophone (not hinted, but it’s 7d).… Continue reading