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DT 26101

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26101

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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

Tilsit escaped from the Calderdale Colditz this morning and should be back with you tomorrow.

Surely no one other than Elgar could have set this puzzle [I was wrong, this is not by Elgar]. I found it to be a mix of good and bad clues, some of which seem out of place in a daily cryptic. I’m sure you will all have your favourites and your pet hates. Personally I did today’s Toughie in about half of the time I spent on this one.

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