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ST 3030 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3030 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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Let’s start with a poll today. Hands up all those who remember ST 2978. Hands up all those who prefer to not remember ST 2978.

A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg on the first anniversary of Dada as our Sunday setter (strictly speaking it’s tomorrow) when his first puzzle was that rather tricky ST 2978.… Continue reading

DT 29210 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29210 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.

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ST 3029 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3029 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg on this Remembrance Sunday.

Dada continues to be quirky this week and, perhaps, is bordering on 23a – I counted five anagrams, one lurker (reversed), and no homophones – with 30 clues and 17 hints you should be able to get the checkers to enable the solving of the unhinted clues.… Continue reading

DT 29204 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29204 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.

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ST 3028 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3028 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where a week of confusion caused by the difference between Manitoba time and UK time being reduced to 5 hours, with the end of BST last Sunday, ended at 2:00 am when our clocks ‘fell back’ to Central Standard Time. … Continue reading

DT 29198 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29198 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.

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ST 3027 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3027 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg from where I am hoping that all UK (and EU) participants remembered to turn their clocks back one hour last night, over here, we don’t have to do that until next weekend, I think. … Continue reading

DT 29192 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29192 (Hints)
The Saturday Crossword Club
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Morning all

This blog comes to you courtesy of TransPennine Express as we hurtle over to the Elgar Birthday Bash in York, where many of the great and good (and a few not-so-good!) will be meeting to celebrate the birthday of the Tormentor known as Elgar, Nimrod and Enigmatist, or John to his friends.  Incidentally, if you are a masochist for his puzzles, he is on duty today in the i Paper on the IQ slot, following yesterday’s mayhem in the Toughie. Continue reading “DT 29192 (Hints)”

ST 3026 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3026 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where this is my 150th overall blog – 142 STs and 8 DTs – so, perhaps, I have only solved and hinted on the equivalent of 79 puzzles plus or minus a few.… Continue reading

DT 29186 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29186 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.

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