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DT 26109

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26109

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

We have another fine puzzle for Giovanni, probably not as tricky as last Friday’s but nevertheless a good workout.

Following the discussion on Wednesday’s blog about the style of the hints I have tried today not to reveal directly any part of the answers (except for the hidden contents of the curly brackets of course!). The result is, I think, more like the hints for the weekend prize puzzles than my usual reviews. I really need some feedback as to how you like it and which style you prefer – should I persevere with this method or revert to the old one? Note that if you click on any of the links you will still see (bits of) the answer.

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