October 29, 2016 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 28258 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28258 (Hints)

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Good morning, back for another weekend while the troops are partying like its 1999.  The gang is up in York celebrating Elgar’s birthday so here’s hoping they have a great day.

I found this a bit of an odd puzzle with a number of answers going in and I really had no idea how they worked until I sat for a while and thought about it.  I’m never sure that’s the sign of a good puzzle.

Do let us know how you felt about the puzzle.  I will be at work for part of the morning keeping Ombudsman Services ticking over.  I am sure the lovely Crypticsue will be popping in and keeping a watchful eye on things.  I’ll see you all tomorrow!

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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