Category Archives: Sunday Hints

Sunday’s regular setter is Brian Greer, who is also known as Jed, Virgilius and Brendan

ST 2915 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2915 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg on ‘the day that war broke out’ 78 years ago.

After Mister Ron’s Toughie yesterday, Virgilius has returned to benevolence while still giving us another very enjoyable puzzle, the usual handful of anagrams, including two partials, and two lurkers.… Read More

DT 28522 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28522 (Hints)

Big Dave’s 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.… Read More

ST 2914 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2914 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg; a flying visit to San Antonio, Texas this week, with thankfully trouble-free travel and decent weather. I feel sorry for those feeling the wrath of Hurricane Harvey this weekend, but happy that I am not still there.… Read More

ST 2913 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2913 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg; a somewhat mixed bag of weather this week – mostly sunny but a rainy start to Wednesday, a foggy start to Thursday, and a thundery start to Friday.… Read More

ST 2912 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2912 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg – only the Women’s Softball Final and the Closing Ceremony (and (most importantly) the volunteers’ appreciation party) of a very successful Summer Games to go.

Another very enjoyable Virgilius puzzle, only 27 clues.… Read More

ST 2911 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2911 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg.

Another very enjoyable Virgilius puzzle, still on the slightly tricky side – the usual handful of anagrams, a couple of lurkers, and a homophone. How many clues did I solve this week?… Read More

ST 2910 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2910 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where I have a busy couple of weeks coming up. I am taking time off from ‘everything else’ (except crosswords, eating, and drinking) to volunteer at the Canada Summer Games which the city is hosting.… Read More

ST 2909 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2909 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where we have been having a mixture of summer sunshine and storms/heavy showers.  

Another very enjoyable puzzle, but probably the trickiest Virgilius puzzle for quite a while – the usual handful of anagrams (including two partials), one lurker, and three homophones (including one partial).… Read More

ST 2908 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2908 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where summer continues with temperatures in the middle/high 20s, and into the low 30s after adding on the effect of humidity. Unfortunately, the wild fire situation in the British Columbia ‘interior’ is not improving as weather conditions are such that they (gusting winds and low humidity) are ‘assisting’ the fires.… Read More

ST 2907 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2907 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where summer has finally and most definitely arrived, and I have been enjoying volunteering at a professional golf tournament for four days starting on Thursday. One of the mantras of the professional golf organisation in Canada and the USA is ‘giving back.’ One aspect of this is that every tournament raises money for worthy causes and the money raised ‘stays’ in the locale where the tournament is played rather than ‘disappearing’ into a big pot.… Read More