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DT 30042

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30042

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

Hola from the Vega Baja where summer continues but I see from the weather forecasts that England may well be hotter than here for the next day or so.  We’re forecast for a mere 34°C today but I hear England may break its high temp record and top 40°C.  Take care everyone, temps over 40°C can be dangerous.

Today we have the usual Monday fare but with a couple of unusual words so I’ve gone for *** difficulty, although if you know the words it’s pretty benign.  There’s only one anagram, and three partials, so you’ll have to do it the hard way without the free checkers.
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