October 10, 2011 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 26679

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26679

Hints and tips by Gazza

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Libellule is busy today so we’re doing a Monday/Tuesday swap. That’s given me another opportunity to blog a Rufus puzzle. We have the usual very smooth surface readings with lots of cryptic definitions. Quite a few of the clues will be pretty familiar to experienced solvers but remember that there are always new solvers coming along for whom they’ll be new discoveries.
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