May 28, 2019 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2235

Toughie No 2235 by Donnybrook

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

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DT 29062

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29062

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***


Hello, everyone, and welcome.  We've got  a nice solid puzzle today, with a few excellent surfaces and nothing super tricky in the wordplay.  Just right for a Tuesday.

Today I'm asking readers and lurkers to respond to a survey addressing a question raised last week by Friday setter Giovanni:  Should crossword setters be named (as in the Toughie) or should they be anonymous (as in most of these back-page puzzles)?  Click on the spoiler box below to open the survey here or click here to open it in a new browser window.  I encourage readers to discuss the question today in the comments below.  I'll present the results next Tuesday.

Click here to open the survey. Click the 'Finish Survey' button to submit your answer.


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