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DT 29004

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29004

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Hola from the Vega Baja where spring must have sprung because the swallows have returned from their winter vacation. Hopefully they will have brought some good weather with them.
I’m not sure what to make of this puzzle. I started off in fine style with eight of the acrosses and then ten of the downs so was thinking it was going to be a breeze but after that it was a bit like running into a brick wall.  Still, I got there in the end with a few penny drops and a bit more damage to the tea tray.  I’ll be interested to hear what you thought of it.
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