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DT 27797

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27797

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 9th May 2015

I was hoping that my 400th post would coincide with the fifth anniversary of the email ‘conversation’ that Big Dave and I had on 21st May 2010, where we agreed that I didn’t really have time to be a blogger (!) or failing that,  on the fifth anniversary of my first review published on the 27th May 2010.   Still one week before the first of the two is close enough.   I wonder how many blog posts I’d have done by now if I had had time?!

I took a bit longer than usual to solve this Saturday puzzle, mainly because I was held up by two intersecting clues, although looking at them both now I have no idea why I couldn’t solve them much earlier than I did.

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DT 27797 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27797 (Hints)

Big Dave’s Saturday Crossword Club

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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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