January 2, 2020 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2360

Toughie No 2360 by Kcit

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My first crossword blog of the New Year brings us a typical Kcit crossword that would, in my view, have done very nicely on the back page of the newspaper towards the end of the week

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DT 29249

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29249

Hints and tips by pommers

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Hola from the Vega Baja and Feliz Año Nuevo a todos.  I seem to have survived Christmas and the New Year relatively intact so it’s just Kings to go over the coming weekend then it’s back to normal.  Hope you all enjoyed the festive season too.

I’m not sure who today’s setter is but I don’t think it’s RayT.  It’s his turn this week but in this puzzle there are nine clues with nine or more words and the quick crossword is full of multi-word clues. I wouldn’t be surprised if I’m proved wrong though as my record of setter spotting is far from good. I found it a bit tricky in places so it will be interesting to see if you all agree.
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