January 1, 2023 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Sunday Toughie 49 (Hints)

Sunday Toughie No 49 by Robyn

Hints and Tips by Sloop John Bee

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Happy New Year to all.

What is 'First-Foot' at New Years?

I found this a bit of a grind last night but maybe because my nightcap of Bunnahabhain Toiteach a Dhà (smoky too) was delayed by some noisy fireworks and tricky parsing.

Here we go…

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EV 1571 Hints

Enigmatic Variations 1571 (Hints)

Dotty Links by Wickball

Hints and tips by Phibs

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The sport of Sepat Takraw can be played with a wicker ball, and Wickball is also the name of an ancient camp in Wiltshire. In the absence of evidence to the contrary, I conclude that our setter is a devotee of kick volleyball who lives near Salisbury.

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ST 3193 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3193 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg – a very Happy New Year to all and, with a variation on ‘it’s five o’clock somewhere,’ I raised my glass of Glenlivet to everyone a few seconds after 6:00pm my time yesterday evening.… Continue reading