February 15, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 929 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 929 by Notabilis

That was like throwing three pickled onions into a thimble!
(Sid Waddell 1940-2012 RIP)

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When you see that Notabilis is the Toughie setter, you know you are in for a treat, and today is no exception.

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DT 27102 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27102

Hints and tips by Gazza

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It may be that I was being particularly dozy this morning but I found this puzzle quite difficult for a back-pager (especially 26a where the answer is obvious but I can’t understand the wordplay), so I’ll be interested in what you all have to say about it.
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