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ST 2559

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2559

A full analysis by Peter Biddlecombe

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

I found this puzzle pretty difficult for a Sunday, or at least I got badly stuck on two crossing pairs – 1A/4D, and 25A/21D. But I enjoyed the chance to use a picture taken on my holiday, which I was already intending to send to the setter. The difficulty meant that while I was still trying to speed-solve, I entered 3 answers without fully understanding the wordplay – 15A, 17A, 13D.

ST 2559 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2559 (Hints)

Hints and tips from Big Dave

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, I will select a few of the better clues and provide hints for them (a few more than usual this week!).