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Toughie 1428

Toughie No 1428 by Sparks

Hints and tips by Dutch

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

I was panicking that this week’s Toughie parsing nightmares would culminate in a Friday blogger’s hell, but I needn’t have worried. Today’s puzzle didn’t feel much harder than the back-pager, though it did take me a while to get 8d, my last-one-in, and now my favourite since it contains a rather beautifully constructed mislead.… Continue reading