2865 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

ST 2865

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2865

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 11th September

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****


I enjoyed myself greatly while solving this crossword, with a whole galaxy of stars by clues I liked, although I’ve settled on one favourite just to keep the favourite-policeperson happy.   I was toying with awarding five stars for enjoyment but found that I had to type the word ‘anagram’ quite a lot, not to mention noting the number of times something had to be inserted into something else, including a couple of anagrams in there too, so I’ve decided to stick with 4*.

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ST 2865 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2865 (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