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DT 29994

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29994

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Hola from the Vega Baja where the weather is a lot better than it’s been in Ottawa.  I’m here again this week because Falcon is without electricity after a massive storm, with 130km/hr winds, hit the province of Ontario and knocked out the power to hundreds of thousands of people, including him.

There seems to be a bit of a literary theme to today’s puzzle.  We have two famous novels, an actress, a pair of comedy actors and a dramatist.  It’s not too difficult but certainly not at the easy end of the spectrum.
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