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Toughie 2512

Toughie No 2512 by Beam

Hints and tips by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

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ST 2512

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2512

A full analysis by Peter Biddlecombe

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

Another easy but very classy puzzle from “Sunsetter”. I wondered whether there was a little theme when the two crossing words in the middle both had two Vs and so did 8D, but I guess this could just come from the need to fit in with the two long across answers.

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ST 2512 – Hints

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2512 – Hints

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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

Being used to the style of our Sunday setter I found this to be quite easy – those less familiar may take longer, hence the dual difficulty rating. Either way, it is well worth the effort.

Don’t forget that you can 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.

As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, I will select a few of the better clues and provide hints for them.

Peter Biddlecombe’s full review of this puzzle will be published at 12.00 on Friday, 4th December.

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