Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2636 (Hints)
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Morning All!. I’m covering for BD whilst he is recovering from his birthday and the Tilsit-hosted Northern Sloggers and Betters meeting in Todmorden.
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1a Something good about monarch for state (6)
Something that is good, valuable or useful goes around an abbreviation for a monarch (either king or queen) to give a verb meaning ‘state’.
27a As opposed to some solvers, useless (6)
Nothing to do with us!. A word meaning as opposed to is hidden towards the end of the clue.
1d Pretentious behaviour on flight, perhaps, and where it might end (8)
Thanks to gazza for correcting me here. The clue is a charade of pretentious behaviour that one might put on plus a journey (by plane perhaps) . The definition is where one might land.
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Today it’s Happy Birthday to guitarist Peter Frampton (62), Actor Jack Nicholson (75) and Author/Poet Kim Elizabeth (34)