May 16, 2021 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

EV 1487 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1487 (Hints)

Difference by Chalicea

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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Solvers are accustomed to crosswords by Chalicea and know that they can expect something graphic in the final grid – probably something to be highlighted, with relatively gentle clues.

Preamble: Fifteen words from the thematic poem, which explains what led to the DIFFERENCE, appear in the clues (in the order of their appearance in the poem) and need to be removed before solving.Continue reading

ST 3108 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3108 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where we are enjoying a week or so of early-Summer temperatures with highs in 20s and low 30s.  However, I am starting to sympathise with the farmers and we need some rain, preferably at least two or three days of ‘gentle soaking.’ … Continue reading