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DT 28705

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28705

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Hola from a sunny Vega Baja where spring appears to have sprung, although the forecast for the next week is a bit of a curate’s egg.  A bit like this puzzle really. It’s not particularly difficult and there’s some good stuff but also a lot of repetition of bits of wordplay.  For example, there are three clues where you’re given some anagram fodder but you have to remove a single letter from it and I’ve typed “from the clue” seven times in this review, twice in one clue!  Overall it was beginning to irritate me by the time I’d finished it.
I’ll be interested to hear what you made of it.   Continue reading “DT 28705”