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Toughie 322

Toughie No 322 by Elgar

Under pressure!

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

I feel awful about this. Time constraints mean I’m writing this review in a desperate rush, so I can’t be as expansive as usual in my comments.

This was a tough one for me, the NW corner taking an age to fall into place. Some wordplay I didn’t understand at the time of completing the grid but, on reflection, it’s the usual mix of entertaining wickedness from Elgar – a fine, occasionally naughty, but ultimately satisfying challenge.

My favourite clues are in blue.

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