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DT 28871

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28871

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Hello, everyone.  Yesterday saw the debut of a new addition to the roster of Telegraph Cryptic setters.  But there is little doubt that today’s fine effort is the work of one of our Tuesday regulars, because the Quick Crossword uses a signature device that we have seen at least six times before (in Quick Crosswords 27943, 28158, 28282, 28354, 28506, and 28775). 

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