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Toughie 2562

Toughie No 2562 by Silvanus

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty **   Enjoyment ***

Good Morning from The Independent Bubble of Barrel where very little has happened since the beginning of time. Today Silvanus has treated us to a trip down memory lane to meet a dead comedian and a dead B movie actor in a gentle Toughie which I think is just right for a Tuesday. Continue reading “Toughie 2562”

ST 2562

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2562

A full analysis by Peter Biddlecombe

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

A puzzle that I found very easy , finishing in the kind of time I can’t quite seem to manage for the Times puzzles any more. I enjoyed 3D in particular, as a lover of the rich orchestral music of “first-class second-rate composer” Richard Strauss. I also enjoyed the reference to slightly more recent music at 23A.

Apologies for this being late – there’s lots going on at the Times xwd website at the moment, including leaderboards done rather better than at the Telegraph.

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ST 2562 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2562 (Hints)

Hints and tips from Big Dave

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

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