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DT 29273

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29273

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BD Rating – Difficulty ****Enjoyment ***

Hola from the Vega Baja where we’re having an unseasonably warm spell of weather.  It got up to 21°C yesterday and it’s forecast for 23°C over the weekend.  Not usually this warm in January so I guess we’ll have to pay for it next month.

I may be wrong but I get the feeling that we might have a new setter today as the style of this puzzle didn’t ring any bells with me at all.  Maybe I just wasn’t on the wavelength but I found it a tricky little rascal. There’s a few gimmes and a few anagrams to get a start but then there’s other clues made of sterner stuff. It will be interesting to hear your take on it. Continue reading “DT 29273”