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ST 2894 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2894 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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Good Sunday morning from Winnipeg.  Apart from the ‘snow mountains,’ just about all the snow and ice has disappeared, but the rivers are still well above ‘normal’ levels.

Another very enjoyable and very typical Sunday puzzle from Virgilius; however, it probably caused me the most head scratching, in terms of both solving and hinting, since I started as the Sunday blogger. … Continue reading

ST 2893 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2893 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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Good Sunday morning from Winnipeg.  The spring thaw is in full flow, and so are the rivers around this part of the Province with serious risks of flooding in some areas.

Another very enjoyable and very typical Sunday puzzle from Virgilius with a couple of lurkers, three double definitions, and only a handful of anagrams.… Continue reading

ST 2892 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2892 (Hints)

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Good Sunday morning from Winnipeg.  Springtime is getting going (sort of), chilly mornings, but approaching positive double digit high temperatures.

Mr Robert Zimmerman’s alter ego is appearing here in July.  The venue is a (ice) hockey arena (that is multi-purposed for extra revenue) but, given that ticket prices range from the Canadian equivalent of £90 (up in the ‘gods’ (a.k.a.… Continue reading

ST 2891 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2891 (Hints)

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Good Sunday morning from Winnipeg. 

Once again, lots of good, and some not so good, rugby yesterday, although the results may not be liked by everyone, especially the bizarre finish to the game in Paris. … Continue reading

ST 2890 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2890 (Hints)

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Good Sunday morning from Winnipeg.  This week, Mother Nature reminded us that it is still winter (until the vernal equinox on March 20th).  A major system blew through (literally) on Monday and Tuesday – starting with rain, then, as the mercury dropped, changing to freezing rain, finally changing to snow, and blowing snow, with winds gusting up to 50 mph – and we got back into the deep freeze with ‘high’ temperatures in the middle minus teens. … Continue reading

ST 2889 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2889 (Hints)

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Good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where it is trying to warm up, with some success, but we did sink to minus 22C, plus some wind chill, on Thursday morning. 

For those of you who might be considering purchasing a BRB; back in December, I was considering purchasing a BRB while I was in London for the Birthday Bash in January. … Continue reading

ST 2888 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2888 (Hints)

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Good Sunday morning (but not from Winnipeg) from Youngstown, Ohio.  After four relaxing days with friends in Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario, I am finally completing my move from the USA to Canada by emptying out a storage locker in Delaware, and driving a rental box van (containing the contents of said locker) back to Winnipeg – a four day journey (26 hours total driving). … Continue reading

ST 2887 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2887 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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Good Sunday morning from Winnipeg.  The winter festival is underway, but unseasonably warm temperatures, 10 degrees above normal, are restricting some of the events and everything is starting to melt. 

The training wheels have been taken off and thrown into the nearest snow drift (before it melts)!… Continue reading

ST 2886 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2886 (Hints)

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Good Sunday morning from Winnipeg. Having sunk well into the deep freeze in the middle of the week just gone by with more snow, and highs around -20C (-30C with wind chill), 10C below seasonal normal (whatever that means), we are supposed to reach a balmy -2C today (8C above seasonal normal). … Continue reading

ST 2885 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2885 (Hints)

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Since his first taste of blogging last November, Senf has been asking if he can do more.  At the recent Birthday Bash I suggested that he might like to take over the Sunday Hints, and he rapidly agreed. … Continue reading