March 7, 2022 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 29928

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29928

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

Hola from the Vega Baja where winter has finally arrived!!!!  After a really benign January and February it’s become March and gone cold. Also we’ve had fairly consistent drizzle since Friday evening and it’s forecast to go on until Tuesday lunchtime. At least it’s not like the storms the UK has had.  Normal service is promised for Wednesday but I will believe it when I see it.

This crossword was a bit tricky for me. Maybe it’s because I’m doing it at night after a wine or three but there seemed to be a bit of a stretch in some clues. Still, the same elegance in the surfaces as we’ve come to expect on a Monday and nothing to cause total brain fade.
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