October 22, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 28252 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28252 (Hints)

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Morning all!

While Big Dave and most of the gang are away at the big crossword event of this week, the Times Crossword Championships, I’m holding the fort for the next two weekends.  Good luck to those taking part including our very own Crypticsue and Verlaine, and our regular Saturday setter Cephas, who has been there in the past and may be there today, and Micawber.

I will be dropping in from time to time today as I have to work, dealing with the energy and communications complaints of most of Great Britain.  So I’m trusting you all to behave and play nicely.  However, a few of the regulars will be around to keep an eye on things and dispense opening medicine to anyone being naughty, I’m sure.  I believe Gazza has a big bottle.

I haven’t done much solving recently for a couple of reasons, so found this quite challenging.  I’d guess it wasn’t by Cephas but our Mystery chum.

As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.

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