November 10, 2011 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 26706 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26706

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment **

I quite enjoyed doing the crossword, but became more and more cranky about it when I was putting the blog together. In fact so much so that it was a struggle to finish it. It wasn’t that the various constructs used in the clues are particularly difficult to extract, but more because the wordplay used seems so repetitive and “bitty”. At one point I did start looking for a pangram, but it’s not.

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