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Toughie 2851

Toughie No 2851 by Kcit

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Thanks to Kcit for today’s Toughie. I did notice when writing the hints that the wordplay involves a great deal of deleting first and last letters.

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ST 2851

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2851

A full review by gnomethang

This puzzle was published on 5th June 2016

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

Morning! This was a tremendously enjoyable puzzle in my opinion. The surface readings were so good an dmisleading that even the clues that were constructed in a straightforward way were difficult to spot.

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ST 2851 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2851 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, a number of the more difficult clues have been selected and hints provided for them.

Most of the terms used in these hints are explained in the Glossary and examples are available by clicking on the entry under “See also”.… Continue reading