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DT 28587

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28587

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Good morning from South Staffs on a gloomy November day.

Though I solved today’s Giovanni in what is a record time for me, I was aided by one piece of good fortune, in that I had just watched a programme on BBC4 where members of the RSC were working on Ovid’s Metamorphoses as translated by Ted Hughes, and that gave me the answer to 17a straight away.… Continue reading