February 6, 2022 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Sunday Toughie 2 (Hints)

Sunday Toughie No 2 by Robyn (Hints)

Hints and Tips by Tilsit

Howdoo from Warrington!

Thanks to Gazza for standing in at extremely short notice, yesterday. I am due to have a ‘procedure’ on Tuesday and was going through tests beforehand, which produced some unforeseen complications. Back home now, and feeling ok, but having to self-isolate until the big day. Thanks for the kind thoughts and messages yesterday. Continue reading “Sunday Toughie 2 (Hints)”

EV 1525 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1525 (Hints)

Needles by Chalicea

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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Newer solvers enjoy Chalicea’s crosswords because they are among the less difficult advanced thematic cryptics and usually have a fairly graphic endgame or lots of thematic material, often appearing in grid diagonals. What, wonders the solver, is she up to here?… Continue reading

ST 3146 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3146 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where, on Tuesday, we started the new month with a blizzard!  And, for those members of our company in North America it was a real blizzard, not one of these:

Another reason for a wee dram, like I need one – this is the 5th anniversary of my Sunday blogging and, if I continue at the current pace, I will ‘catch up’ with our dear leader’s 401 Sunday blogs on October 6th, 2024!… Continue reading