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ST 3096 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3096 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where it has gradually warmed up since last Sunday and tomorrow we are ‘promised’ a T-shirt and Shorts high temperature of plus 6 degrees. :wink:  

Last Sunday I reported that Worldpay had processed my puzzle subscription correctly and on time and now it would appear that they have managed to communicate that occurrence to the Daily Telegraph and my subscription is continuing uninterrupted – wonders will never cease.… Continue reading

DT 29604 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29604 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club

Hosted by Senf

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No, you have not slept for over 24 hours.  In the wee small hours (UK time) of this morning, Tilsit was taken to hospital with ‘leg problems’ and so, after responding to an emergency e-mail, I am substituting for him, and best wishes to him for a speedy recovery.… Continue reading

EV 1474 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1474

The Mover and the Lover by Ifor

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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There is no need to introduce Ifor to EV solvers who know that his crosswords can be challenging in the Listener, Inquisitor, Magpie and EV series, with intricate wordplay but also with very rewarding endgames. This one will certainly raise a St Valentine’s Day smile.
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ST 3095 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3095 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where, after an unusually mild couple of months, Mother Nature remembered it was supposed to be winter and we have had a week or so ‘under’ a Polar Vortex with ‘high (ha ha)’ temperatures in the minus 20s, minus 25 and below, and minus 30s, and even lower ‘low’ temperatures in the low minus 30s and goodness knows what the wind chill effect was; at least, one ‘benefit’ is that it has been too cold to snow.… Continue reading

EV 1473 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1473 (Hints)

Sea Shell by The Ace of Hearts

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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On the crossword database we see that The Ace of Hearts has been compiling crosswords since 2015 for The Listener, Inquisitor, Magpie, Crossword and the Enigmatic Variations series. This one is his twentieth compilation. Continue reading “EV 1473 (Hints)”

ST 3094 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3094 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where, after yesterday’s Six Nations Matches, I am considering investigating my French ancestry further so that I may change my sporting allegiances.

Keep staying safe everyone. 

After last week’s ‘Dada Toughie,’ I think he has returned to near benevolence today. … Continue reading

DT 29592 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29592 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club

Hosted by Tilsit

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Greetings from Warrington on a gloomy morning chilly morning. I gather we are in for some miserable weather over the weekend, so it’s probably a get out early and then stay home day (like most of the days at the moment!). Continue reading “DT 29592 (Hints)”