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Toughie 2900

Toughie No 2900 by Sparks

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Sparks gives us a fun pangram today

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1a    Head of Playboy almost sacking cover model? (5)
PEARL: The first letter (head) of Playboy plus a 6-letter word meaning almost without the outer letters (sacking cover)

4a    Hitter hit fans of a Cardinal (9)
THIRTIETH: An anagram (fans) of HITTER HIT.… Continue reading

ST 2900

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2899

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 21st May

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ****

Splendid clues of which my particular favourite has to be 6d and a crossword that’s a joy to solve and review – it must be Sunday!

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ST 2900 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2900 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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Good Sunday morning from Winnipeg.  This weekend, (most of) Canada is celebrating Queen Victoria’s birthday with a holiday tomorrow.  These days the historical significance of the holiday is probably overtaken by using it as an excuse to eat more burgers, hot dogs, etc., … Continue reading