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Toughie 2498

Toughie No 2498 by Chalicea

Hints and tips by Bill Brewer

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BD’s Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Chalicea kicks off the Toughie week with a Floughie Toughie that should wet the whistles of those making early ventures into Toughieland. A couple of passes should give enough checking letters to suggest obvious answers for reverse parsing. A full grid is what you are after. How you achieve this is up to you. Continue reading “Toughie 2498”

ST 2498 – Hints

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2498 – Hints

Selected hints by Big Dave

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

There are some really excellent clues, yet again, today.  I’m a little puzzled by the part played by “wanting” in the homophone at 21 across – if you have any ideas, please add a comment but, as Basil Fawlty might have said, “Don’t mention the Word”.

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