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Toughie 1648

Toughie 1648 by Warbler

Hints and tips by Kitty

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

 

Hello and welcome to another Tuesday.  They do come round very regularly.  I shouldn’t have been surprised: after all it was Monday all day yesterday.

Warbler has given us a Toughie which is very much on the gentle side, with plenty of musical content. … Read More

Toughie 1628

Toughie 1628 by Warbler

Hints and tips by Kitty

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

 

Hello everybody, and welcome.  Today is an excellent day to join the Tuesday Toughie club.  We have a friendly puzzle which could have flown over from the back page, brought to us on the wings of a cryptic warbler.… Read More

Toughie 1604

Toughie No 1604 by Warbler

Hints and tips by Kitty

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

 

Warmest greetings, my crosswordland friends.  I hope that today finds you happy and content.

I’d never actually solved a Warbler before, and there is something delightful about being introduced to a setter when in the blogging hot seat. … Read More

Toughie 1576

Toughie No 1576 by Warbler

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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

Well, here we are at the start of another Toughie week and what a nice and gentle way to ease into it. I like a Warbler puzzle and this one is quite enjoyable, but I just felt I was typing ‘an anagram’ too often.… Read More

Toughie 1552

Toughie No 1552 by Warbler

Hints and tips by Antony and Cleopatra

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Toro was unable to do today’s review, so Ant and Cleo have stepped in.

Cleo says:
“I found it very slightly trickier than I would have expected from Warbler.… Read More

Toughie 1536

Toughie No 1536 by Warbler

Hints and tips by Toro

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

Some great stuff in this amusing puzzle from Warbler that would be a good place to start for back-page solvers looking to venture into the world of the Toughie.… Read More

Toughie 1513

Toughie No 1513 by Warbler

Hints and tips by Toro

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** – Enjoyment **

Four mini-puzzles from Warbler today which I worked round clockwise, finding the first (NW) a write-in and the second (NE) decidedly the hardest.… Read More

Toughie 1493

Toughie No 1493 by Warbler

Hints and tips by Toro

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

Those pesky warblers! After blogging from east Norfolk last Tuesday I tried and failed to catch up with a Pallas’s Warbler that had been spotted in coastal woodland.… Read More

Toughie 1469

Toughie No 1469 by Warbler

Hints and tips by Toro

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BD Rating - Difficulty ** - Enjoyment *

There's often a particular quality to Warbler's puzzles -- a kind of affability and desire to entertain that comes shining through. But this one had a strangely perfunctory feel about it.… Read More

Toughie 1449

Toughie No 1449 by Warbler

Hints and tips by Toro

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BD Rating - Difficulty ** - Enjoyment ***

A pleasant first Toughie of the week from Warbler.

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