June 26, 2023 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 30336

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30336

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hola from Almoradí on a lovely sunny morning.  The humidity seems to have dropped a bit so we are having a spell of really pleasant weather over the last few days. I don’t suppose it will last through July though.

As for today’s puzzle it’s a tad trickier than last weeks and I didn’t clean the acrosses on first pass. In fact I got just half of them!  However I only missed two of the downs so it can’t have been too tricky!  There’s a couple of slightly obscure terms, to me anyway, and a couple of bits of complicated wordplay but it’s all gettable from the wordplay and very enjoyable it was.
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