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Toughie 2657

Toughie No 2657 by Gila

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I found today’s Tuesday Toughie to be a perfect puzzle to start the Toughie week. Continue reading “Toughie 2657”

ST 2659

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2659

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Morning All! Looking at my solving time this puzzle was very nearly a one star for difficulty but I was clearly on the wavelength so I have given it two after reading the blog. More of Virgilius’ excellent surface readings , a couple of trademark hidden clues and some very nice observational clues.

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ST 2658

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2658

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Morning All! We had a reasonably straightforward puzzle last Sunday week. There were a few clues that looked a bit daunting but the wordplay cleared them up OK with the checking letters. I peg this as a 1.4 standard Virgilius. As usual the definitions have been underlined.

 
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ST 2657

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2657

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

 

Virgilius left out his trademark hidden words in favour of the fourteen letter solutions which made this crossword a smidge trickier than some Sunday puzzles, but still the usual great all round entertainment we have come to expect on Sunday mornings.  As usual the definitions have been underlinedContinue reading “ST 2657”