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Toughie 3245

Toughie No 3245 by Kcit
Hints and tips by ALP

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As a hack, I’ve loved interviewing authors. They’re (generally) intelligent, they spend way too much time on their own so they’re often girlishly chatty and, most importantly, they always say yes to a sit-down because they’ve invariably got a book to promote.

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ST 3245 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3245 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

A very good New Year’s Eve morning from Winnipeg where the non-winter continues, probably related to 25a.

For me, and I stress for me, with the assistance of a wee dram of Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve Single Malt, of indeterminate age, Dada quirkily friendly – six anagrams (two partials), two lurkers (one reversed), and no homophones, all in a symmetric 28 clues; with 14 hints ‘sprinkled’ throughout the grid, you should be able to get the checkers to enable the solving of the unhinted clues.… Continue reading