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DT 26974

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26974

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Although I could be wrong, I suspect that today’s setter is Petitjean (there are a few trademark clues dealing with food and music). If I’m right then I’m slightly disappointed because he’s usually one of my favourite back-page setters, but I thought that this one was pretty mechanical with not a lot of sparkle.
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