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DT 29271

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29271

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Hello, everyone, and Happy 11th Birthday to Big Dave’s Crossword Blog.  Nice, solid puzzle today, with 11 anagrams in just 27 clues providing multiple entry points into the puzzle.  I suspect that a puzzle that’s 41% anagram is probably a record (although that’s not something that’s easy to check by computer).  I might have had a wee grumble about that if the inclusion of two clues featuring cats hadn’t left me feeling warm and fuzzy about the setter.  Hmmm – I wonder if that was deliberate?  Continue reading "DT 29271"