Sunday Hints – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

ST 3079 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3079 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg, where, after the ‘dusting’ of the fluffy white type of precipitation last week, we went 5 cms better(?) Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday morning but still nothing like the major storm we had this time last year.… Continue reading

ST 3078 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3078 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg, where, on Friday morning, we woke up to a ‘dusting’ of the fluffy white type of precipitation; fortunately, nothing like the major storm we had this time last year.… Continue reading

ST 3077 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3077 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg, where, as a way of insulating myself from the insanities outside my window and beyond, I have been watching, and in some cases re-watching, episodes of Lewis (and Hathaway) that have ‘popped up’ on YouTube. … Continue reading

ST 3076 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3076 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from City’s dash, for example after victory (8), thank you Jay, where we have had a very chilly start to the last quarter of the year.

Keep staying safe everyone. … Continue reading

ST 3075 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3075 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg, where, on the first day of Autumn (Tuesday), we had a very Summery 30 degrees!

Keep staying safe everyone. 

Dada is quirky again this week, with a sprinkling of Hmms – I counted three anagrams (two of which were partials), one lurker, and three homophones – all in an asymmetric 29 clues, with 16 hints ‘sprinkled’ throughout the grid you should be able to get the checkers to enable the solving of the unhinted clues.… Continue reading

ST 3074 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3074 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg, where we had two sub-zero mornings this week – the first, but not the last, of this Autumnal season.

Keep staying safe everyone. 

Dada is still quirky this week, with at least a couple of Hmms – I counted four anagrams (one of which was a partial), one lurker (reversed), and no homophones – all in a slightly asymmetric 27 clues, with 15 hints ‘sprinkled’ throughout the grid you should be able to get the checkers to enable the solving of the unhinted clues.… Continue reading

ST 3073 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3073 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg, where, after the ‘late’ autumn weather we had last weekend, we are enjoying ‘late’ summer weather this weekend.

Keep staying safe everyone. 

Having noted that it is now acceptable to use the term ‘quirky’ (see Friday’s blog for example), I have no qualms in saying that, today, Dada is (very) quirky – I counted seven anagrams (five of which were partials), one lurker, and no homophones – all in a symmetric 28 clues, with 16 hints ‘sprinkled’ throughout the grid you should be able to get the checkers to enable the solving of the unhinted clues.… Continue reading

ST 3072 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3072 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg, where, with the start of ‘Meteorological Autumn’ on Tuesday it got very autumnal very fast!  I hope those who rely on the dead tree Sunday Telegraph did receive their papers today.… Continue reading

ST 3071 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3071 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg, where I have been enjoying reading Chris Lancaster’s book which was received after what must have been a tortuous journey of just over 4 weeks which started in Malmö, Sweden. … Continue reading

ST 3070 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3070 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg, where, with my 186th Sunday blog, I have something of a milestone today – equal numbers of Virgilius and Dada puzzles blogged, 93 of each.

Keep staying safe everyone. … Continue reading