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Toughie 2495

Toughie No 2495 by Serpent

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

This is just the sort of puzzle I like – no gimmicks, no obscurities just clever wordplay and deceptive definitions. Thanks to Serpent for the entertainment.

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ST 2495 – Review

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2495 – Review

A full analysis by Big Dave

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

There’s little more I can say about the Sunday crosswords.  If you had to choose just one puzzle each week you could not go wrong with this one.

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ST 2495 – Hints

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2495 – Hints

Selected hints by Big Dave

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

This is a crossword for those who love crosswords.  Comparitively easy, so it should be within the reach of most solvers, it has some excellent clues.  I have given hints for those which I think will cause the most problems.

At the bottom of the post you will see an array of five stars – use these to give your assessment of the puzzle.  Five stars if you thought it was great, one if you hated it, four, three or two if it was somewhere in between.

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, 7th August.

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