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Toughie 2876

Toughie No 2876 by Osmosis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Osmosis uses just 14 letters of the alphabet. Today is the first time I’ve been able to use this to my advantage: once I had a Y, I knew what the two algebraic variables were likely to be.… Continue reading

ST 2876

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2876

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 27th November

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment *****

 

Once again my piece of paper has a minor galaxy of stars by the clues I really liked, hence the award of 5* for enjoyment.   Hard to pick just one but if pressed, I’d choose 16d

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ST 2876 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2876 (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