February 7, 2010 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

ST 2522 – Hints

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2522 – Hints

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment ****

I’m still recovering from yesterday’s excesses, and still away from home struggling to master my sister’s laptop so this will be a very brief post.  Tilsit and I both enjoyed the meet (I put that bit in to annoy Giovanni – see the Crossword Centre Forum) and had a nice day (I put that bit in to annoy Elgar – see the same forum).  We were particularly pleased to see Prolixic and Kcit – the latter being over here from New Zealand.

Don’t forget that you can give your assessment of the puzzle. Five stars if you thought it was great, one if you hated it, four, three or two if it was somewhere in between.

As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, I will select a few of the better clues and provide hints for them.

Peter Biddlecombe’s full review of this puzzle will be published at 12.00 on Friday, 12th February.

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