Senf – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

ST 3021 (Hints) ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3021 (Hints)

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where we have had a cool (temperatures in the  low teens) and wet week with a forecast of a mini-heatwave starting today with expected temperatures in the upper twenties – go figure!… Continue reading

ST 3020 (Hints) ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3020 (Hints)

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where we are seeing definite signs of the approaching Autumn – the leaves are beginning to change colour and I had the car heater on for most of the week.… Continue reading

ST 3019 (Hints) ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3019 (Hints)

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Welcome to September and a very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where we are enjoying a (soggy) holiday weekend often considered as the (unofficial?) end of summer, schools will be back in session this week and we can begin looking forward to the ‘brutal’ winter that Falcon mentioned on Thursday. … Continue reading

ST 3018 (Hints) ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3018 (Hints)

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In today’s Independent on Sunday, Dill becomes the twenty-fifth graduate of the Rookie Corner / NTSPP series to have a puzzle published in the National press.  Well done, let’s hope it’s the first of many. … Continue reading

ST 3017 (Hints) ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3017 (Hints)

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where it is Day 4 of the Best 4 Days of the Year as I am again volunteering at a professional golf tournament where the best golfers in the field will be rewarded this afternoon and, more importantly, funds are being raised to support worthy causes in the local area; however, this means I might not be able to respond to many of your comments.Continue reading

ST 3016 (Hints) ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3016 (Hints)

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where we have had just enough rain to wash the dust out of the atmosphere and deposit it on everyone’s cars!

Dada’s quirkiness has spread to the grid this week with a NW/SE split – 5 anagrams (two partials), one lurker (not hinted, but it’s 24a), and one homophone.… Continue reading

ST 3015 (Hints) ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3015 (Hints)

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where it is hot (32 degrees) and humid (feels like 39 degrees) with heat warnings.

Dada not quite as tricky as last week, but more quirky – 4 anagrams, one reverse lurker, and no homophones.… Continue reading

ST 3014 (Hints) ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3014 (Hints)

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg Glenboro, Manitoba, from where I have been exploring the Spirit Sands Desert, in the South-West of the province, which, according to legend, is the home of Niibin my avatar buddy.… Continue reading

ST 3013 (Hints) ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3013 (Hints)

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg, from where I understand that there is some fine (not in the meteorological sense) Irish weather forecast for Royal Portrush this afternoon.

Dada benevolently quirky or quirkily benevoent this week – 6 anagrams, one lurker, and no homophones.… Continue reading

ST 3012 (Hints) ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3012 (Hints)

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg, where we had a good soaking Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday morning and a tornado watch on Thursday!

Dada less benevolent this week.  5 anagrams (one partial), two lurkers (one reversed and one not hinted), and no homophones.… Continue reading