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DT 29136

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29136

Hints and tips by a mostly dried out pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hola from a rather soggy Vega Baja.  No, I’ve not signed the pledge (as if I ever would) but I have dried out a bit.  In the early hours of yesterday we had over four inches of rain in about two hours so everywhere was more than a bit moist.  At least the weather has since returned to normal service and both me and the village have (mostly) dried out. It don’t rain here very often but when it does it’s best to batten down the hatches and make sure the drains are running free.
I don’t know who today’s setter is but he or she has provided us with a very nice puzzle with more than a usual number of cryptic definitions.  It’s not too tricky and there a few anagrams to give you a start if you need it. I really enjoyed it so I’ll be interested to hear your views of it.
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