Toughie No 2377 by Osmosis
Hints and tips by Big Dave
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BD Rating – Difficulty **** – Enjoyment *
Dutch is away this week but should be back next Friday.
There are various ways of setting a Toughie – Elgar-like fiendishness, the use of obscure words à la Giovanni and the sheer elegance of Notabilis, to name but three. Then there is a mix of Lego-type meaningless clues which is what we have today. For most of the clues the surface reading is pure gobbledegook, which leads to a difficult-to-solve puzzle that lacks any sense of satisfaction. Continue reading “Toughie 2377”