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DT 27509

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27509

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Buon giorno from Torre di Lago Puccini, in Tuscany, where the sun continues to shine. We went to Pisa yesterday and didn’t take a photo of me pretending to hold up the Leaning Tower.

The Don has marked today’s 70th anniversary of D-Day with a suitably themed puzzle, with several D-Day codewords and other WWII related items. I think, subject to correction, that the D-Day codewords are the ones which got the then Daily Telegraph setter into trouble when they appeared in his crosswords ahead of the event. Not too difficult today, and completed in ** time.

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