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Toughie 2967

Toughie No 2967 by Silvanus
Hints and tips by Gazza

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

Thanks to Silvanus for a most entertaining puzzle with only 25a holding me up and making me seek the help of Mrs Google.

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DT 30159

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30159

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Hello, everyone, and welcome. No time to find pictures for this week, I’m afraid, because of a long Wednesday at work followed by needing sleep before getting up very early on Thursday to catch a flight.  Continue reading "DT 30159"

Toughie 2966

Toughie No 2966 by Django

Hints and Tips by crypticsue

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

Django provided a particularly tough Toughie for our Wednesday solving entertainment Continue reading “Toughie 2966”

DT 30158

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30158

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Carol didn’t manage to keep her Covid experience to herself and I (Colin) tested positive on Friday morning so have been in isolation since then. Went straight on the new antiviral drugs which seem to have done the trick with alleviating symptoms.… Continue reading

DT 30157

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No. 30157
Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Twmbarlwm is away from home today so I’m ‘sitting in’ for him.

I thought that this was a fairly typical Tuesday puzzle. Thanks to the setter.

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DT 30156

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30156

Hints and tips by Falcon

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

Greetings from Ottawa, where we are enjoying a couple of balmy days (at least by Ottawa standards for late-November). I seized on the opportunity put up my Christmas lights – it was a pleasure to do it in +5°C weather rather than the more typical -5°C (or colder) weather.… Continue reading

Toughie 2964

Toughie No 2964 by Artix

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Sorry, running a bit late. I found this quite hard – I was not totally on wavelength, as they say. I still don’t fully understand 4/17d, suggestions welcome.… Continue reading