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Toughie 2849

Toughie No 2849 by Robyn

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Thank you Robyn for providing a real Tuesday Toughie. Continue reading “Toughie 2849”

DT 29983

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29983

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Hello, everyone, and welcome to Tuesday. Today’s offering felt to me like a standard Tuesday puzzle.  Apologies for the sparse illustrations. I’ll try to add more later in the day. Continue reading "DT 29983"

DT 29982

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29982

Hints and tips by Falcon

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Greetings from Ottawa, where it feels more like mid-summer than mid-spring with temperatures reaching a daytime high in the low- to mid-twenties and forecast to increase to near 30 degrees by the end of the week.… Continue reading

DT 29981 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29981 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club

Hosted by Senf

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Hello, it’s me again.  Tilsit has been called in to work at short notice.

Today, after a run of three, or was it four, Cephas pangrams, I am reasonably certain that we have a Floughie Lady production, but, for me, not quite as floughie as she can be.… Continue reading

Toughie 2848

Toughie No 2848 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

A few things I needed to look up. There’s a Nina used by 20d/22d, and plenty of quirkiness to keep us on our toes

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought.… Continue reading

DT 29980

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29980

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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Good morning from South Staffs where we have a sunny start, but rain forecast later.

The parsing of a couple of today’s clues gave me some amount of headscratching, but I enjoyed the overall result.… Continue reading

Toughie 2847

Toughie No 2847 by Beam

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

Beam is being particularly gentle with us today – I got through this one faster than I solved the back-pager. Thanks to him for the enjoyment.

Please leave a comment telling us how you fared and what you thought of the puzzle.… Continue reading

DT 29979

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29979
Hints and tips by Miffypops
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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good day one and all. I have no idea who set today’s puzzle but I found it very enjoyable and a lot easier than last Thursdays offering. Continue reading “DT 29979”