November 26, 2023 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Sunday Toughie 96 (Hints)

Sunday Toughie No 96

by proXimal


Hints and Tips by Sloop John Bee

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proXimal not as devious as I usually find today, I managed to turn the light out before 1 am and the slightly less obvious parsings seemed to come in my dreams. If I have missed any parsings or clues that you need pipe up early, as I am taking Mama Bee out for her 87th birthday. We are going to try the new York Refectory that has just opened in the old Minster Choir School, I will return later this evening 

We have a nice even 14a and 14d clues today and I have hinted half, the highlight for me was the great 9a but plenty of others to admire

Here we go, Folks…

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EV 1618 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1618 (Hints)

Different Relation by Hedge-sparrow

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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This will be Hedge-sparrow’s eighth EV crossword. He is a familiar setter to Listener solvers and his themes range through many fields of knowledge.

Preamble: Three related unclued entries all suggest how ten answers must be modified before entry.Continue reading

ST 3240 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3240 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where Mother Nature is doing her best to put us into the deep freeze and leave us there until, probably, March of next year but so far without too much of the white stuff.… Continue reading