June 2, 2024 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Sunday Toughie 123 (Hints)

Sunday Toughie No 123

by Zandio

Hints and Tips by Sloop John Bee

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I found this at the gentler end of the Zandio spectrum this week. but your experience may differ, I wouldn’t want to 7d any of you. A fine 14d variety of clue types. I hope your 5d’s are not 4d, I fairly 2d’d through this before my 21a could melt
An evenly balanced 14a and 14d clues and I shall hint half

Here we go…

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ST 3267 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3267 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where we have been enjoying early summer conditions with high temperatures in the low 20s and overnight low temperatures in double figures.

For me, and I stress for me, Dada not very friendly, with seven anagrams (three partials), two lurkers (one reversed), and one homophone all in a slightly asymmetric 30 clues; with 15 hints ‘sprinkled’ throughout the grid, you should be able to get the checkers to enable the solving of the unhinted clues. … Continue reading