2877 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

ST 2877

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2877

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 4th December

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment *****


The perfect start to a sunny, extremely frosty, Sunday morning – all solved and the draft review typed before my friend and Elsie her cairn terrier were ready for us to go for our usual constitutional, thus leaving me plenty of time for a long list of early December ‘things to do at the weekend’ 

I know Kath won’t like it, but why can’t we have a favourite Across clue and a favourite Down clue?  – this week 1a and 1d both have very big stars by them, and I really can’t choose between them for top place


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ST 2877 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2877 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, a number of the more difficult clues have been selected and hints provided for them.

Most of the terms used in these hints are explained in the Glossary and examples are available by clicking on the entry under “See also”.… Continue reading