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Toughie 2618

Toughie No 2618 by Stick Insect

Hints and tips by Gazza

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We have a pleasant pangram today – thanks to Stick Insect. It’s not really very tough and all twelve of the four-letter answers (which usually provoke accusations of peskiness) are pretty straightforward.… Continue reading

ST 2618

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2618

A full review by Crypticsue

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Of all the people who commented on this puzzle on Sunday, I appear to have been the only one who found it straightforward to solve; everyone else struggled with the left-hand side, although we all seemed to agree that Virgilius provided us with the usual great Sunday entertainment.  My favourites are marked in blue.  Continue reading “ST 2618”