October 23, 2018 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2112

Toughie No 2112 by Excalibur

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

 

Welcome all.  Well, today we have come to the last Excalibur Toughie.  The end of an era, this is.  Fun, it was.

I found it quite a bit harder than usual for a Tuesday Excalibur, and considered rating it more for difficulty, but have a strong feeling that the trouble may have been with the solver rather than the puzzle. … Continue reading

DT 28877

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28877

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty *** Enjoyment **/***

 

Hello, everyone, and welcome.  In the hints below most indicators are italicized and definitions are underlined.  Clicking on the Answer buttons will reveal the answers.  In some hints hyperlinks provide additional explanation or background. 

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