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Sunday Toughie 13

Sunday Toughie No 13 by proXimal

Review by Sloop John Bee

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This puzzle was published on 24th April 2022

I loved the boaty insect, struggled with the clipped bird and put 21a on the top of a podium with 13d and 27a.Continue reading

Sunday Toughie 13 (Hints)

Sunday Toughie No 13 by proXimal (Hints)

Hints and Tips by Sloop John Bee

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proXimal again today for Sunday Toughie #13. Let’s hope that there is nothing to put fear into any Triskaidekaphobes out there. I half-jokingly asked proXimal whether

“Anything that Triskaidekaphobics have to fear in #13?” – He replied;

“Yes, the four 13-letter entries. Also, a double helping of proXimal tomorrow, as I set the EV puzzle as well.”

I have to say that I didn’t have too much problem with the 13-letter entries but the pesky bird in 25a still eludes me.

Got him! see the spoiler at the end…

Anyway here goes with today’s hints…

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