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DT 30641 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30641 (Hints)

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Crypticsue is having a day off so I’m providing a few hints for what I consider to be some of the trickier clues.

Most of the terms used in these hints are explained in the Glossary and examples are available by clicking on the entry under “See also”. Where the hint describes a construct as “usual” this means that more help can be found in The Usual Suspects, which gives a number of the elements commonly used in the wordplay. Another useful page is Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing, which features words with meanings that are not always immediately obvious.

A full review of this puzzle will be published after the closing date for submissions.
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