January 24, 2021 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

EV 1471 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1471

What’s Earned by Jaques

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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Jaques has been setting thematic cryptic crosswords for almost twenty years in the Listener, EV and Magpie series. He has one in the current edition of the Magpie crossword magazine. (It is still live, so no comment but there is still time for you to subscribe if you haven’t done so yet. Six crosswords each month with a range of difficulty – the easiest usually easier than an EV, and the most difficult D and E crosswords something like the one we are hinting on today.) https://www.piemag.com Continue reading “EV 1471 (Hints)”

ST 3092 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3092 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where yesterday we ‘relaxed’ from the Lockdown of 10 weeks of Covid Red to somewhere between Covid Red and Covid Yellow.  I am not sure if it is Covid Red Minus or Covid Yellow Plus; there is also a ‘hint’ that we are ‘on probation’ for at least three weeks and any backsliding will result in returning to Covid Red. … Continue reading