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Toughie 2931

Toughie No 2931 by Kcit
Hints and tips by Gazza

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

Thanks to Kcit for an entertaining puzzle containing two first-rate all-in-one clues for which I’ve awarded an additional half-star for enjoyment. There is a Nina for which you need to arrange the four three-letter answers in a specific order.Continue reading

ST 2931

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2931

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Christmas Eve 2017

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

Having time at the start of Christmas Eve to draft this review before a later than usual walk and then lots of Christmas food preparing, I sorted it all out early while thinking about all the ‘not more seasonal clues’ grumpies would be in their element with this splendid seasonal offering.… Continue reading

ST 2931 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2931 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning and a Very Happy Christmas to all (fellow bloggers, regular commenters, and lurkers alike) from Winnipeg – where the brass monkeys are having trouble keeping hold of their balls.

Another excellent Virgilius puzzle for his second to last of the year; a little on the tricky side with plenty of ‘seasonal references’ to provoke the grumpies into making comments.… Continue reading