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Toughie 937

Toughie 937 by Elgar

Exactly what it says on the label!

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

To review an Elgar Toughie you need to be 100% fit and have all your cryptic grey matter in fine fettle. At the moment, Fred and Ginger combined just about fit this description so have collaborated once again in order to sort out this excellent Toughie.

The BD rating reflects our view that there was a nice range of clues from the fluffy to the positively impaling! Ginger ground to a halt with five clues needing cogitation; luckily Fred was on hand to help with two of them and some of the other wordplay that was a mystery to her.

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