April 21, 2019 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

MPP 083 – Review

Monthly Prize Puzzle 083 – Review

April 2019

Faulty keyboard by Alchemi


The instructions said:  Clues are normal.  However, when composing the grid, one of the keys on Alchemi’s keyboard was stuck, so he just left that letter out. Had the stuck key been Z (it wasn’t), PIZZAS would have appeared as PIAS and ZOOLOGY as OOLOGY. Most answers (though not all) are affected, and the results are rarely real words.Continue reading

ST 3000 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3000 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very happy 93rd to HM and a very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg, where, on Monday, we had white stuff in the morning and a thunderstorm with hail in the evening and then for the rest of the week we had true spring-like weather with highs in the mid-teens.… Continue reading