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DT 26989

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26989

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

I’ve given this puzzle four stars for difficulty because I struggled with the SE corner. This was largely due to my having written in ‘rheostat’ for 19a – it seemed like a good answer at the time and it took me ages to realise the error of my ways. There are some cracking clues here so thanks to Giovanni for a very enjoyable exercise.
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