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Toughie 296

Toughie No 296 by Kcit

It’s all Latin and Greek to me

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Drawing a veil over 6a, I enjoyed this puzzle by Kcit which has some very clever surface readings. The more obscure references (e.g. 10a and 2d) are accompanied by straightforward wordplay, and the more difficult wordplay (e.g. 7d) comes with answers that you can guess at fairly readily before disentangling the wordplay (how many sports are there with 3-2-3 names?).
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