September 15, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2506

Toughie No 2506 by Donnybrook

Hints and tips by Olivia De Havilland

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Good morning from Saint Sharon’s sanatorium here in Barrel where I am suffering the cold both of my grandsons had when we met up for a day out on The Oxford Canal on Sunday. Our first day out together since Lockdown. Continue reading “Toughie 2506”

DT 29469

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29469

Hints and tips by Mr K

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Hello, everyone.  Last week's weather forecast did not disappoint, for we did indeed see snow over Tuesday night.  But that's now long gone and temperatures are back above 25 C during the day.  Recently I've shared a few photos of wildlife passing through my back yard (I'm saving the black bear for a suitable opportunity).  Continuing  in that vein, yesterday I was surprised to see this turkey vulture sitting in a tree across the road from my front yard.  He (or she) was soon joined by two others, but whatever they were hoping for didn't happen and they all left empty-handed.  Which was something of a relief. Continue reading "DT 29469"