Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27508
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BD Rating – Difficulty ** – Enjoyment ***
Greetings from Ottawa where we are finally experiencing some seasonal weather.
I read through the across clues today without solving a single clue. However, the down clues came to my rescue and, in the end, the puzzle did not seem particularly difficult at all. For that I am thankful, as I am just getting back into the swing of things again after a couple of weeks of touring central Europe with nary a cryptic crossword in sight. That also explains why I am occupying the blogger’s chair a week later than I normally would.
Unless I am mistaken (and, according to the 2Kiwis, I may well be), an indicator seems to have been omitted from the clue at 23a. In my review, I have suggested a couple of possible amendments to the clue to make it work.