March 5, 2012 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 26805

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26805

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment ***

Normal service has been resumed. Mrs. L. is well on the mend, so many thanks for all of your kind comments. I struggled a bit with a few of the clues, although I suspect a certain rustiness on my part. I finally decided to give this three stars for difficulty mainly because although its easy to guess the answer to 5d, I had no idea why the answer was what it was until Gazza enlightened me.

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