April 23, 2023 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Sunday Toughie 65 (Hints)

Sunday Toughie No 65 by proXimal

Hints and Tips by Sloop John Bee

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A lot of London and numerous routes today, most of which are on the route of today’s London Marathon. I wonder if proXimal is taking part or attending some musical theatre at 2d

Some great penny drops today most of which involve water in some form, meres, pools and plumbing revealed themselves with a clang

An evenly balanced 14a 14d clues today and I couldn’t help but hint (just) over half of them. I hope you find the checkers to solve the rest as I have had to leave some clues that I found quite difficult unhinted

Here we go, Folks…

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ST 3209 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3209 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg with such variable weather that, ending up with yet another Colorado Low, it has been a week of what coat do I need to wear today.

For me, and I stress for me, a puzzle of two halves, NW and SE, with the SE being the trickier of the two – with six anagrams (three partials), one lurker, and no homophones, all in a symmetric 28 clues; with 14 hints ‘sprinkled’ throughout the grid you should be able to get the checkers to enable the solving of the unhinted clues.… Continue reading