Toughie 2064

Toughie No 2064 by Chalicea

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

What a lovely surprise to find that Chalicea has joined the Toughie team.  Welcome!  And welcome to you all too.

This puzzle took me about as long as I’d expect on a Tuesday and I really enjoyed it.… Continue reading >

DT 28805

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28805

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment **

 

Hello, everyone.  We have a solid puzzle today.  I can't think of much else to say about it.  In the hints below most indicators are italicized, and underlining identifies precise definitions and definitions overlapping wordplay. 

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DT 28804

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28804

Hints and tips by an easy-going Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Today’s obituaries include that of setter extraordinaire Nuala Considine. It is well worth a read.

We have Dada to thank for today’s puzzle. It sort of solved itself once enough checkers were in.… Continue reading >

ST 2962 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2962 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg, where, unlike some areas of the country (and parts of the UK), we have cooled down a little even to the point of a high of only 16 degrees on Wednesday.… Continue reading >

Toughie 2063

Toughie No 2063 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

We moved house yesterday, after much stress. Later today I go pick up my daughter, son-in-law and grandson from Manchester airport and we’re off to Wales first for a 50th anniversary of the in-laws, then to go chill in our caravan in Pendine.… Continue reading >

DT 28802

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28802

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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

Good morning from South Staffs where the sun continues to shine and the grass to turn brown.

I fairly rattled through today’s Giovanni, hence the low difficulty marking, but as always it is a matter of getting onto the same wavelength as the setter.… Continue reading >