September 20, 2009 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

ST 2502 – Hints

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2502 – Hints

Selected hints by Big Dave

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

I was surprised that Peter Biddlecombe thought that last Sunday’s puzzle was quite easy, but then he is a former Times Crossword Champion.  I found this one moderately difficult but very enjoyable.  I have added a few hints, but I rather expect that some of you may be struggling with a number of these clues.

Don’t forget that you can give your assessment of the puzzle. Five stars if you thought it was great, one if you hated it, four, three or two if it was somewhere in between.

As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, I will select a few of the better clues and provide hints for them.

Peter Biddlecombe’s full review of this puzzle will be published at 12.00 on Friday, 25th September.

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