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DT 28863

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28863

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 6th October 2018

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

I solve this late on Saturday afternoon after a horrible rainy journey back from Oxfordshire – there was so much to enjoy, apart from (as a solver) the homophone in 21a that didn’t work for quite a few of us (there’s a big NO written by this one on the newspaper) and (as a reviewer) the number of times you notice that you are doing something with individual letters, whether abbreviations or otherwise.… Continue reading

DT 28863 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28863 (Hints)

The 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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