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Toughie 2493

Toughie No 2493 by Notabilis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Some longer clues made for harder parsing. I had quite a few left to parse after completing the grid. As often happens, I enjoyed this more when writing up the blog, when you get another chance to savour the clues.… Continue reading

ST 2493 – Review

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2493 – Review

A full analysis by Big Dave

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

This Sunday puzzle is approaching the standard set by some Toughies.  It make take a little while, but it is well worth the effort.

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ST 2493 – Hints

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2493 – Hints

Selected hints by Big Dave

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

A Sunday puzzle that is tougher than some Toughies.  Each answer must be carefully coaxed from the clue.

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, 24th July.

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