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DT 26103

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26103

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

It’s Friday, so it’s Giovanni day and we have another excellent puzzle from many people’s favourite setter. As is often the case it was a couple of the short, four-letter, words which gave me most trouble – being a bit of a philistine in matters operatic, I had never heard of 1d, and I was held up for a while by 23d.

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