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Toughie 2781

Toughie 2781 by Donnybrook

Hints and tips by StephenL.

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone from South Devon, MP has done a lot of blogs recently so I volunteered to stand in for him for what is my first Toughie blog. Continue reading “Toughie 2781”

ST 2871

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2871

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 23rd October

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

 

Morning All! – I found this a very straightforward solve but the review highlighted a number of clues that were very concise and also in other cases fairly wicked/playful. I think Tilsit mentioned those on the day. Top stuff!

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ST 2871 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2871 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Tilsit

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Morning all!  

And firstly a big congratulations to everyone who took part in yesterday’s Times Crossword Championships and a tenth victory for the amazing solving machine known as Mark Goodliffe (he’s the setter Mr Magoo).  Bravo to our very own Crypticsue who made the Final where everyone was greeted with a fairly tough set of puzzles.  … Continue reading