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DT 26738

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26738

A Full Review by Crypticsue

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

The Mysteron puzzle  on  Saturday the 17th  certainly divided opinions on the day.    We seemed to be evenly split between the ‘that was easy’ brigade and those like me who seriously felt that their cryptic brain cells had gone into pre-Christmas meltdown.   The difficulty rating above reflects the views of both ‘camps’.  One thing we did all seem to agree on was that it was very enjoyable.

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DT 26738 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26738 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club

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I have added two new entries to The Mine.

Horses and Riders has been a long time in preparation, but is finally available.  What was the name of Napoleon’s horse?  Which horse survived the Battle of the Little Bighorn?  Those questions, and many others, are all answered.

James Bond Movies gives the actors who played Bond, the Villains and the Bond Girls along with information about the theme music, singers and composers.

As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.

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