April 11, 2009 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT Cryptic No 25900 – Hints ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 25900 – Hints

Selected hints by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Things are getting better – just the one place name this week.  The puzzle is much the better for not having the names of any women, although one boy’s name does crop up in the wordplay.  If we could just get rid of those place names that are better suited to General Knowledge puzzles …. but perhaps I am dreaming!   The usual few hints to get you started.

Peter Biddlecombe’s full review of this puzzle will be published at 12.00 on Thursday, 16th April.

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