November 7, 2022 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 30138

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30138

Hints and tips by pommers

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Hola from Vega Baja where the warm autumn seems to be coming to an end.  I had to dig out some long trousers on Saturday evening, which is something I haven’t done since the middle of May, but it’s still pleasantly warm in the afternoons.

Maybe it’s just me but I thought today’s puzzle was a tad trickier than the usual Monday fare but looking at the clock I see it didn’t actually take me very long.  Four anagrams and three double definitions give plenty of ways in so I don’t think many of you will need these hints.
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