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Toughie 2729

Toughie No 2729 by Dada

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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Chris M rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Good afternoon. Today’s puzzle from Dada sits on the gentlest side of the Toughie remit. It will all reveal itself with perseverance and the acceptance that checking letters are your friends. Continue reading “Toughie 2729”

ST 2729

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2729

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Lovely stuff as usual on a Sunday morning.  My top favourites were 10a and 14a.   If I had one slight quibble, it would be that I did have to type anagram quite a lot in this review.

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ST 2729 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2729 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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There’s a new monthly Prize Puzzle with a very special prize

In response to a number of requests, I have added a page, The Usual Suspects, to the Crosswords section of the blog.  This lists some of the wordplay elements commonly used in cryptic crosswords.  I hope it proves to be useful, especially to newer solvers.

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

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