Saturday Hints – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 29885 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29885 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club (hosted by Tilsit)

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Good morning from a chilly and frosty Warrington. We have a nice new Tim Horton’s to drive through (not thru!) so we have some really nice coffee to accompany this Curate’s egg of a puzzle.
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DT 29879 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29879 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club (hosted by Tilsit)

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A very quick blog today as I am working and feeling a bit under the weather.  Maybe that’s why I found this a bit of a challenge. I could probably have given hints to most of the clues.  But we can’t. Continue reading “DT 29879 (Hints)”

DT 29856 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29856 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club (hosted by Tilsit)

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Greetings from a damp and dreary Warrington where the weather really doesn’t know what to do. Thanks to Senf for covering last Saturday while I was having to work. It’s still pretty hectic and I’m now nursing a dose of cellulitis, but hey ho!Continue reading

DT 29850 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29850 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club

Hosted by Senf

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Another Saturday when you have not slept for over 24 hours.  Yesterday evening, well afternoon my time, Tilsit asked me if I could cover for him today as he was ‘feeling really under the weather,’ so here I am standing, or should it be sitting, in again.… Continue reading

DT 29838 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29838 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club (hosted by crypticsue)

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A very straightforward pangram for our Saturday Prize Puzzle this week so I’m not entirely sure which clues to hint. Let me know if you need hints for the ones I’ve omitted
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DT 29832 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29832 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club (hosted by crypticsue)

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Tilsit is officiating at the European Quiz Olympiad in Krakow, Poland, and so I’m standing in for him this week. He hopes to be available to host the Saturday Crossword Club again from next week onwards for the foreseeable future.Continue reading

DT 29826 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29826 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club (hosted by Gazza)

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Tilsit has sent another cry for help this morning. He’s not at work this time but has gone out and left his completed hints at home on his laptop. It would be interesting to know whether the clues he chose to hint correspond with my selection.Continue reading

DT 29820 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29820 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club (hosted by Gazza)

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Tilsit is busy at work once again so you’re stuck with me for today’s hints. I thought that this puzzle was much more what I think a prize puzzle should be like than recent Saturday puzzles and therefore is more enjoyable.Continue reading