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Toughie 2696

 

Toughie No 2696 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

 

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

Elgar delights us with a pangram. 5a & 1d slid me into 5* time

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5 & 7 One can’t decide on slant in writing folk drama (7,5)

MUMMERS’ PLAYS: A 5-letter whimsical word for one who can’t decide or a hesitator, a 5-letter word meaning slant, all inside a 2-letter abbreviation for a piece of writing


9 Energies essentially expended in outburst, sub loves forty winks!
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ST 2696

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2696

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Another fine Sunday outing for a Virgilius puzzle – my top favourites  were 17a, 23a and 13d,  but then there’s 26d and … but I don’t want to upset Kath so I had better stop now.

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