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Toughie 2488

Toughie No 2488 by Beam

Hints and tips by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

With the temperature in the low 20s (at 8 am) and a refreshing cool breeze, today is a much more 17d day for crossword solving and blogging. Continue reading “Toughie 2488”

ST 2488 – Review

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2488 – Review

A full analysis by Big Dave

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

Our new Sunday setter is now so well established that the old-style puzzles are becoming an ever-dimming memory.

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ST 2488 – Hints

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2488 – Hints

Selected hints by Big Dave

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

Our Sunday setter shows once more how to compile a good crossword.  An all round enjoyable puzzle, with some excellent surface reading.

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 Friday, 19th June.

Some hints to get you started:

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