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Double Toughie 100006

Double Toughie No 100006 by Elgar

“7 Down”

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

Down answers, all thematic, are similarly treated before entry. 7 Down divides them into two categories (one for each Grid), which turn out suitably labelled. Clues for symmetrically-opposite Downs (each consisting of a definition to the full answer and wordplay/letter-count for the entry), are run together in either order, though it should become clear which answer belongs to which Grid.Continue reading

Toughie 100006

Toughie No 100006 by Elkamere

7 across 8 across to you too!

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

Mrs Bufo and I are having a quiet Christmas with no visitors to cater for so around midday we went for a leisurely stroll to the pub where we had a leisurely solve of the Toughie over a leisurely drink.… Continue reading

DT 100006

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 100006

Hints and tips by crypticsue

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Merry Christmas Everyone – a lovely sunny morning here in East Kent, the turkey’s in the oven and a typical Rufus crossword, full of cryptic definitions, anagrams and a few Christmassy clues to please those of us who like a theme, to start the day’s solving, while Mr CS peels the sprouts.

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