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Sunday Toughie 86 (Hints)

Sunday Toughie No 86

by Zandio

Hints and Tips by Sloop John Bee

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Zandio gave me a 10a on Sunday Toughie solving last night, I had to go to the land of nod before all the parsings came to me but a good seven hours kip has thrown light on the trickier parts – pipe up if you disagree with my hints and ask away if you want an extra nudge on the unhinted clues

Zandio has given us 16a and 14d clues today and I have hinted half

Here we go…

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ScrewedUp News – Mar 14

ScrewedUp News – Mar 14

Edition 10

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Mar 16 – Quick General Knowledge No 86 eventually appeared at some time during the weekend.  I can’t check the faulty Codeword as my account has been “deactivated” and I get asked for money in order to continue – yet another problem, as I’m paid up until next January.  Apparently a number of other people have been affected by this glitch.

Mar 18 – Codewords No 1249 has now been updated, and it works!!

I live in hope that a weekend will pass without an edition of the ScrewedUp News.  Well, it’s not going to be this weekend.  Today the Quick General Knowledge No 86 is missing.

I have added a new page, under Contact (see sidebar), for all matters relating to the CluedUp site.  Sensible suggestions will periodically be passed on to the Telegraph Puzzles Editor.

There is also a small, albeit annoying, problem with Codewords No 1249. Continue reading “ScrewedUp News – Mar 14”