February 19, 2019 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2179

Toughie No 2179 by Chalicea

Hints and tips by Kitty

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BD Rating  –  Difficulty ** –  Enjoyment ***

 

Hi all, and welcome to Toughie corner on a Tuesday which is sunny and bright at time and place of writing.  Whatever the weather where you are, we have a bright and breezy puzzle from Chalicea to warm us up.

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DT 28978

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28978

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

 

Hello, everyone.  Today we have another quality puzzle that continues the recent run of enjoyable and satisfying crosswords where the difficulty falls right on the Tuesday sweet spot.

Last week Stephen Lord noticed that Kent had made numerous appearances in recent clues, and Senf pointed out that in the space of a week we'd met two US State capitals.  If you'd like to know crosswordland's most popular UK locations and/or which US capitals have yet to appear as answers, click the spoiler box below.

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