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DT 27648

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27648

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This puzzle was published on Saturday, 15th November 2014

I seem to solve Saturday puzzles differently to most commenters – last week I found the puzzle really straightforward and this week it took me much longer than usual to solve the crossword, although looking at it now, I have no idea why.

As for who set it – I’m going to go for a Saturday Mysteron, based on,  amongst other things,   noticing that there are only two anagrams (and Cephas usually gives us more) and seven double-definitions which doesn’t seem very Cephas-like either.

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DT 27648 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27648 (Hints)

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Today is your last chance to enter our November Prize Puzzle.
If you do enter, please read the instructions very carefully.

As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.

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