November 1, 2021 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 29821

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29821

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ****

Hola from the Vega Baja where we’re having a spell of unseasonably warm weather. Yesterday we had 30°C and I had to dig out a pair of shorts which had been put away for the winter about three weeks ago.  The forecast is for high twenties for the next few days so I’m not complaining.

Maybe it’s just me but I thought today’s puzzle was a tad trickier than recent Mondays have been but it has the usual elegance of clueing and enough gimmes to get you a toehold.  I thoroughly enjoyed it and hope you did too.
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