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Sunday Toughie 33

Sunday Toughie No 33 by proXimal

Review by Sloop John Bee

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This puzzle was published on the 11th of August 2022

 

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Sunday Toughie 33 (Hints)

Sunday Toughie No 33 by proXimal

Hints and Tips by Sloop John Bee

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A little rushed this morning, and as usual a parsing or two still elude me. particularly 14a where the wordplay is a mystery. 16 across and 14 down clues and I have hinted half. I have left the drinks unhinted (4a, 5d 25a) but the strong cider at 27a is a trademark proXimal extraction/anagram. The reverse lurker at 8d will have been heard by anyone who listened to the proclamation of King Charles III

Here we go folks…

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