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Toughie 2475

Toughie No 2475 by Stick Insect

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

I’ve realised that some potential solvers check the difficulty stars on the Toughie blog before deciding whether or not to try the puzzle. I hope that my ‘two star’ grading will encourage some to give this one a go.… Continue reading

ST Cryptic No 2475 – Review

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2475 – Review

A full analysis by Big Dave

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

The Sunday puzzle has improved significantly over the last two or three weeks.  This one was not as difficult as some of the earlier ones due,  in part, to the noticeable lack of contentious clues.

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ST Cryptic No 2475 – Hints

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2475

Selected hints by Big Dave

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

The Sunday puzzle really does seem to be changing – this one is a bit easier than those of recent weeks, but still enjoyable.

The Mine is getting still deeper – Musical Terms being the latest addition.

For the weekend prize crosswords I will select a few of the better clues and provide hints for them.  A full analysis of this puzzle will be available at 12.00 next Thursday,  March 19th.

Some hints to get you started:  Continue reading “ST Cryptic No 2475 – Hints”