Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2723 (Hints)
Hints and tips by Big Dave
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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, I will select a number of the more difficult clues and provide hints for them.
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1a Skiing, and so on, in snow trip rest organized (6,6)
An anagram (organized) of SNOW TRIP REST
13a Are you and I, speaking common sense, causing harm? (7)
The letters represented phonetically (speaking) by are, you and I followed by some common sense
27a Source of pleasant scent making fellow get angry after row (12)
A man’s name followed by a verb meaning to get angry after a row
1d Like 10 in mellow hit, evergreen (5)
An adjective meaning like the answer to 10 across in a famous evergreen hit record is hidden inside the clue
7d Temperature inside hooked fish, very cold (6)
T(emperature) inside a fish that is apt to take the bait
23a Poetically speaking, not a centre spread (5)
A poetic word for a border is also a spread used on bread
24a Swindler’s confession that may be seen on computer (4)
Split as (1,3) this is the confession of a swindler
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