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Toughie 2689

Toughie No 2689 by Dada

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Dada has presented a grid of only twenty-eight solutions today. 16 of those have unchecked first letters which always increases the difficulty level of a puzzle. Continue reading “Toughie 2689”

ST 2869

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2869

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 9nd October

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

 

I found this Sunday puzzle slightly trickier than previous weeks.   Lots to enjoy – I marked three clues for special merit.… Continue reading

ST 2869 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2869 (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