November 12, 2023 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Sunday Toughie 94 (Hints)

Sunday Toughie No 94

by Zandio

Hints and Tips by Sloop John Bee

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For those still having problems with various apps or websites, I have included a PDF of today’s puzzle HERE
I don’t think we will be doing this for long as the workaround explained yesterday seems to be working. Though the list of Sunday Toughie compilers hasn’t been updated yet I took a punt on it being Zandio today and I was delighted to have that confirmed when the newer puzzles app updated

Thanks to Gazza and StephenL for looking after the hints whilst I overindulged on beer and cheese, I am at my Christmas weight already and we are only in the middle of November!

14a and 14d clues today and I have hinted half plus a bonus pic When in doubt look for a lurker or anagrams but If you get stuck I will be around with a nudge if necessary

Here we go…

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Hints and tips by The Numpties

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Eclogue set crosswords for all the thematic crossword outlets. This is their seventeenth in the EV series.

Preamble: All ten-letter entries are unclued, each comprising two words suggested by a quotation (in ODQ8), derived from single letters, when read in clue order, to be removed from each of 17 clues prior to solving.Continue reading

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Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where early winter continues and when we had rain on Wednesday which cleared most of the snow on the ground Mother Nature replaced it on Thursday!

As for last year, I was privileged to lay a wreath on behalf of the Royal Canadian Air Force Association at the main Remembrance Day Ceremony held yesterday.… Continue reading