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Toughie 2880

Toughie No 2880 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

We have a little (6,3) Nina at the top centre (and a strong hint in 22a) relevant to today. Some of these clues took me a long time to parse!… Continue reading

ST 2880

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2880

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 1 January

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Another super Sunday puzzle – I’ve given up making 12a’s about spotting Ninas in crosswords – I missed this one too – the word BREXIT was clearly visible in row 2, if you’d remembered to look, that is!

 

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ST 2880 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2880 (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