March 13, 2022 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Sunday Toughie 7 (Hints)

Sunday Toughie No 7 by Robyn (Hints)

Hints and Tips by Sloop John Bee

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Hello from Yorkshire,

Fluffy clouds and the odd patch of blue today. I think I have got most of this today. I had to think about 8d for a while. The answer was easier to see than the why’s and wherefore’s.

27a and 18d were my favourites today but I will stick to 18d as it reminded me to go read/watch an old favourite again.

I have hinted at least half of the clues but as a bit of a bonus today 21d is a UK brand of a proprietary pain relief drug useful in treating 14d’s lumbago.

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EV 1530 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1530 (Hints)

Bare Necessities by Check

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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This is Check’s second EV crossword. In the first, we had to join up stars to create the constellation Leo. The preamble here suggests to us that we are going to find another shape in our completed grid.… Continue reading

ST 3151 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3151 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg – where more Alberta Clippers have given us more snow and high winds to blow it all around!

Keep staying safe everyone. And, I hope that all those members of our company on this side of the pond remembered to Spring Forward in the middle of the night (except for those States and Provinces that don’t).… Continue reading