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Toughie 2684

Toughie No 2684 by Sparks

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Ah, only just spotted the Nina. The central row is the pen name of the gentleman in the outer columns. I found this slow progress with quite a few things that I needed to look up, but a lot of fun along the way.… Continue reading

ST 2684

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2684

A full review by crypticsue

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

Virgilius with his  slightly  trickier hat on – but oh what fun!   As I work my way through a puzzle, I put dots by the clues I like, and the down clues in particular looked like they were suffering  from an outbreak of measles!

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ST 2684 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2684 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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Tilsit took this picture of four Toughie Setters at the recent Listener dinner in Chester.

Toughie Setters

Micawber, Warbler, Busman & Elgar

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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