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ST 3100 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3100 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where we continue to enjoy above seasonal average temperatures with very little precipitation so the farmers are complaining as they always do when it is too hot, too cold, too wet, too dry – but have you ever seen a farmer on a bike? … Continue reading

DT 29628 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29628 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club

Hosted by Senf

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Another Saturday when you have not slept for over 24 hours.  Tilsit has another commitment today, happily not involving hospitals, so I am standing, or should it be sitting, in again.

So, a very good Saturday morning from Winnipeg. … Continue reading

EV 1478 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1478 (Hints)

Excusez-moi by Eclogue

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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Crosswords by Eclogue have been appearing in the EV and IQ series, Crossword Magazine and the Magpie, and on the Crossword Centre for over ten years. We are usually treated to his creations on the Crossword Centre message board at Christmas. Continue reading “EV 1478 (Hints)”

ST 3099 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3099 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg and I wish all the UK Mothers a Happy Mothering Sunday/Mother’s Day; unfortunately, in Canada we have long ago adopted the USA Hallmark Holiday version, some time in May I believe.… Continue reading

EV 1477 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1477

Overlapping by Piccadilly

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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Piccadilly gives us a relatively gentle solve with an original device affecting eleven entries and no other complicated device to unravel. This one is sure to please our newer solvers (and of course, the old hands too!)
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ST 3098 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3098 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where, with the beginning of ‘Meteorological Spring,’ unseasonably warmer temperatures have started the thaw so the snow is disappearing and ‘open water’ is starting to appear on the rivers.… Continue reading

EV 1476 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1476 (Hints)

After Steelman by Chalicea

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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Chalicea’s crosswords are generally welcomed because they are not too difficult and often because they have abundant thematic material in them. This one is a typical example. Continue reading “EV 1476 (Hints)”

ST 3097 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3097 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where, in Canada, a third vaccine (AstraZeneca) was at last approved this week.  We hope its availability will do something to improve on the glacial rate of getting the stuff into peoples arms. … Continue reading