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DT 29117

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29117

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Thanks to Miffypops and the 2Kiwis for swapping days.  This enabled me to attend the funeral of my best mate Pete, who passed away earlier this month just a week short of his 74th birthday.  I had to leave at 6:00 am in order to get to the crematorium in time, and made it just in time for the 9:30 am service.  BD

When solving this I smiled at several of the images suggested formed by consecutive answers. 1ac and 5ac for example. 9 and 11 ac. 22 and 23ac. 16 an 19d. 14and 10d. As usual Jay has come up trumps with a superb puzzle which I thought was a tad harder than those of the previous two days. Continue reading “DT 29117”