Sunday Hints – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

ST 3144 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3144 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where we have had more of the ‘rinse and repeat’ of several days of extreme cold and a couple of ‘warmer’ days with snow.

Keep staying safe everyone.… Continue reading

ST 3143 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3143 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where I have no idea of what is happening or supposed to be happening and I don’t think the Province does either!

Keep staying safe everyone.

For me, Dada not as friendly as he been for the last several Sundays. … Continue reading

ST 3142 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3142 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winterpeg where we are cycling through several days of extreme cold followed by a couple of days of warm enough for snow, rinse and repeat. Still, when all this (frozen) moisture gets into the water table during the Spring thaw we may not be in ‘drought conditions’ any more!… Continue reading

ST 3141 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3141 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A Happy New Year and a very good Sunday morning from Winterpeg where it is taters in extremis (= a high of -27C yesterday)!

Keep staying safe everyone.

For me, Dada as friendly as he was last Sunday. … Continue reading

ST 3140 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3140 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Boxing Day morning from Winnipeg from where I trust that you have awoken from your tryptophan induced slumbers bright eyed and bushy tailed ready to take on Dada’s latest challenge.

A very big thank you to our esteemed editor for providing me with an advance copy of today’s puzzle so that I could complete the solving and the preparation of the hints in advance of the festivities.… Continue reading

ST 3139 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3139 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where I have heard a totally illogical Covid fact – while care workers in residential care homes are not required to be fully vaccinated, subject to frequent testing if they aren’t, ‘care workers’ looking after the ‘residents’ of the Winnipeg Zoo are required to be fully vaccinated – never has my flabber been so gasted!… Continue reading

ST 3138 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3138 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where we have ‘warmed up’ after starting the week with highs of minus 20 and we may even reach plus 3 today!

Keep staying safe everyone.

For me, once I got going, I should have started with the Downs, Dada bordering on benevolent this week. … Continue reading

ST 3137 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3137 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where it has been revealed that, while the USA has a Strategic Oil Reserve, Canada has a Strategic Maple Syrup Reserve – one has to get one’s priorities in the right order!… Continue reading

ST 3136 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3136 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where it looks like we will have a White Christmas because of the snow we already have on the ground, which will probably stay until the Spring thaw, but that doesn’t count in my book. … Continue reading

ST 3135 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3135 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg.  Hands up all those who fondly remember ST 2978 published on November 18th, 2018, a.k.a. Dada’s first Sunday puzzle.  So here we are three years and a few days later, and Dada is still in the Sunday chair and, even though I have been in the blogging chair for all three years worth of puzzles, I still have more hair on my head than my son and my baby brother put together. … Continue reading