Toughie 1222

Toughie No 1222 by Messinae

Hints and tips by Toro

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ****

A more stretching puzzle than recent Tuesday Toughies, very solidly clued with excellent surface readings, a couple of pukka &lits, and some uncommon words and meanings in both clues and solutions. Also virtually anagram-free. Very enjoyable stuff indeed – thanks Messinae.

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DT 27542

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27542

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ****

There are some good misdirections here and I enjoyed this puzzle a fair bit more than I usually do on a Tuesday. Do let us know what you thought of it and how you got on.
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