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Hello – BIG July 2014


Christine Lovatt

The words desert and dessert look similar, but they are very different in meaning.

Now and again, one of our crossword clues seems to hit a nerve with our puzzlers and we get a sack of mail (or a deluge of emails) claiming that a gremlin has been found. Sometimes we have made an error and we are happy to award gremlins to our eagle-eyed spotters.

But I would like to draw your attention to a recent case. A clue in a recent BIG Crossword magazine was ‘Comeuppance, just [more…]

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  • My Cup Of Tea

My Cup Of Tea

This means something one finds pleasing though it’s more often heard in the negative – but that’s not everyone’s cup of tea.

Tea is, or most certainly was, the national beverage of Britain and it [more…]

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Magazine updates

23 07, 2014


Sol: Tea Cake
Wedgwood Cake Stand
Patricia Harvey, Yorketown SA.

Sol: Brooke Shields
Jo Malone Cologne
Ruby Whitty, Christchurch NZ.

Sol: Tourist
Sony Digital [more…]

9 07, 2014

COLOSSUS Winners (Issue 152)

Jessy Bechard, Chester Hill NSW.

10 x $50
Mary Clare, Mascot NSW; Linda Exler, Avondale NZ; Jenny Fudge, Seaford Vic; Andrea Haskell, Seymour Vic; Peter [more…]

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25 07, 2014

COLOSSUS Winners (Issue 271)

Elizabeth Morris, Stafford.

4 x £25
Florence Dobson, Blackburn; Raymond Jones, Bargoed; John Smith, Borrowash; Peter Smith, St Helens.

3 x £50
Elaine Carnell, Lincoln; Tracy [more…]

11 07, 2014

BIG Winners (Issue 260)

Sarah Smith, Barwick.

4 x £50
Jackie Harfield, Eastleigh; Lydia Harvey, Exmouth; Eileen Morris, Wednesbury; Rosemary Welch, Ilminster.

Kathryn Leach, Barnsley.

2 x £50
Ann Tyrrell, [more…]

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