Huntsman – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 30643

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30643
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Another lively start to the day here in Harpenden. Could it be that summer weather has finally come to stay at last.

I suspect that today’s puzzle was reasonably gentle but for whatever reason I seemed to make harder work of it than I normally do with Anthony Plumb’s puzzles.… Continue reading

DT 30637

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30637
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Having successfully dodged the rain on the golf course yesterday it’s another dash to South Herts to see if we can manage to do so again today.… Continue reading

DT 30631

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30631
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Nice & bright today with no wet stuff in the forecast so it’s a dash to the golf course to see if I can’t improve on yesterday’s performance where 4 holes spoiled an otherwise good round.… Continue reading

DT 30625

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30625
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Another miserable rainy day here in Harpenden but at least we managed to dodge any of the wet stuff yesterday on the golf course which is a rarity for a Bank Holiday.… Continue reading

DT 30619

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30619
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A dull overcast start to the day here in Harpenden & disappointingly soggy stuff in the forecast for my tee time this afternoon, which is a shame as it was glorious yesterday & I was otherwise engaged.… Continue reading

DT 30613

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30613
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Not Quickie Pun required but distinctly cooler & depressingly soggy here in Harpenden today. Hopefully it will have all moved away by tomorrow & I’ll get a game of golf in now that I’ve been reunited with my sticks.… Continue reading

DT 30607

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30607
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The sun is shining gloriously here in Harpenden but still no sticks with which to spoil a good walk. They have arrived in Blighty but are currently in a Parcel Force depot in Acton having been slapped with a Border Force demand for £206 of import charges even though a cursory examination of the contents would have told them they were not newly purchased.… Continue reading

DT 30601

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30601
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Lovely & sunny here in Harpenden so more than a little frustrating that my sticks haven’t arrived yet. Still a good walk will be just as good.… Continue reading

DT 30595

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30595
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Back from the glorious Florida sunshine to the drizzle & none too warm weather here in Harpenden. Thanks again to Senf for covering for me last week.… Continue reading

DT 30585

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30585
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A busy day ahead preparing to fly out to Pensacola on Saturday for an us against them golfing jaunt. After Tuesday’s mishap on Verulam golf course when my malfunctioning electric trolley (that’s my excuse rather than rank stupidity) ended up in the river Ver I’m having to borrow half a set of clubs from a mate.… Continue reading