September 11, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2088

Toughie No 2088 by Chalicea

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

Welcome everyone.  I found this a real step up in difficulty from Chalicea’s Toughie debut, but no less enjoyable.

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DT 28841

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28841

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

 

Hello, everyone, and welcome to my 100th solo set of hints and tips.  Today we have an excellent puzzle that reminds me of the gem we had two weeks ago, with smooth surface readings disguising some clever wordplay. 

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