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ST 2984

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2984

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

A crossword that seemed at first reluctant to give up its solutions without a fight, but I finished in the sort of time I’d expect to take on a Sunday

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ST 2984 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2984 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg, more snow and more cold.

Our esteemed DT crossword editor described last Sunday’s Dada puzzle as ‘fiendish’ (which it wasn’t) but, based on that assessment, today’s puzzle is diabolical (which it is) – only 26 clues, for which I am giving 16 hints so there should be no need for ‘supplementary’ requests (and the naughty corner should  remain empty) – four anagrams, one lurker, and two homophones (one of them an absolutely brilliant double homophone).… Continue reading