2640 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Toughie 2640

Toughie No 2640 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

A thoroughly enjoyable crossword with a few tricky parsings, and a tribute in 23d. Continue reading “Toughie 2640”

ST 2640

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2640

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

 

If weekend reviews had subtitles, the review of the puzzle for Sunday 20 May  would be ‘the one where we had to go out and buy a paper’  as the online system was not working for most of the morning.   Well worth a trip to the paper shop or we would have missed another splendid crossword from Virgilius.

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ST 2640 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2640 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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Many thanks to Digby for rushing to and from the paper shop to provide me with a scan of today’s puzzle.

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

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