January 11, 2010 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 26134

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26134

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A crossword that is mostly easy but also with some half-a-dozen clues which may hold you up for some minutes until you see light.  Among the last to go in were 23a, 28a and 31a and 8d, 16d, 18d, 21d and 27d. Do enter a comment to say if one man’s poison was another man’s (or woman’s) meat.

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