2864 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

ST 2864

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2864

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 4th September

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****


Another super Sunday crossword – although I didn’t notice until I started to type this review how many examples of clue types follow one after the other, eg the insertions in 8a, 10a and 11a, and the anagrams in 12a, 13a etc.   My favourite clue was 1a.

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ST 2864 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2864 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, a number of the more difficult clues have been selected and hints provided for them.

Most of the terms used in these hints are explained in the Glossary and examples are available by clicking on the entry under “See also”.… Continue reading