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Toughie 2525

Toughie No 2525 by proXimal

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

A gentler proXimal with some lovely clues, making for an enjoyable solve. Continue reading “Toughie 2525”

ST 2525

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2525

A full analysis by Peter Biddlecombe

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

At first glance, not a very remarkable puzzle. But there are top-class surface readings throughout – a side of cryptic clues that sometimes gets ignored. Not by this setter, and after a few goes at puzzle writing myself lately, I know how difficult this is.

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ST 2525 – Hints

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2525 – Hints

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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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, 5th March.
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