May 2021 – Page 8 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 29665

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29665

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hola from the Vega Baja on a very pleasant spring morning.  Sunny, light breeze and forecast for 23°C this afternoon.  What more could one ask for?

The puzzle’s a pretty normal Monday affair with quite a few gimmes to get you a start and then a few with much more complicated wordplay to get you exercising the grey matter.  Overall I enjoyed it.
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EV 1485 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1485 (Hints)

Elementary by Opsimath

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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You will already have encountered Opsimath’s crosswords. He sets in the in the Magpie, Listener, Inquisitor and EV series. This is his second EV and should be welcome to new solvers as he firmly believes in fair and generous clues and doesn’t look for difficulty for its own sake in his crosswords.… Continue reading

ST 3106 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3106 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where we are now well and truly into Covid 3.0 (a.k.a. Third Wave), with all the known variants, and probably a few unknown ones, and there are some who are saying that the associated Lockdown 3.0 is not strict enough, and it would be hard to disagree. … Continue reading

MPP – 108

Monthly Prize Puzzle (May 2021)

A Puzzle by Prolixic

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Why not have a go at our latest Monthly Prize Puzzle?

The winner will receive their choice of any of the Telegraph Crossword Books.

Please note that, due to punitive postal charges, while the competition is open to all, the prize is only available to UK solvers.

A review will follow after the closing date (15th May 2021).

The competition is now closed

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