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DT 27408

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27408

A full review by crypticsue

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I spent last Saturday afternoon in a nice pub in Bristol with my fellow bloggers telling me that ‘today’s puzzle wouldn’t take me long’. Trouble was I had to wait until the evening to solve it as I didn’t see it until I got back to the paper waiting for me at my brother’s house – the promised morning print-out having been swallowed by Gnomey’s printer. ‘They’ were right! I found it a slightly different Cephas crossword this week – there seemed to be more cryptic definitions than his usual sprinkling of anagrams

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DT 27408 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27408 (Hints)

The Northern branch of Big Dave’s Crossword Club

with Tilsit as your host

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There’s still time to enter this month’s prize Puzzle.  You are strongly advised to read the instructions thoroughly before entering.

While they are all partying like it’s 1999 in Bristol, it’s left to me to look after the shop. I’ll try and be around as much as I can but I am off to an Open University tutorial in Salford. I’ll try and pop in from time to time, so you’ll all have to play nicely and behave yourselves. If not, you won’t get any of Crypticsue’s cake. Mind you neither will I!

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