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Toughie 1193

Toughie No 1193 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Batman and Robin

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

Greetings from the Bat Cave. There’s been a loud sound of hobnailed boots in the distance all week, and it’s heralded the return of Toughie-land’s resident Tormentor in residence, Elgar. It’s been three months since we were given a Friday mauling, but’s he’s back and in ferocious mood.

A lovely puzzle that represents the Toughie at its best. Plenty of fiendish clues and explanations of which 27 across is the star.

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