Author Archives: crypticsue

NTSPP – 403

NTSPP – 403

A Puzzle by Elgar

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DT28564

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28564

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 21st October 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Not a read and write for me this week but I do have just one favourite clue 25a

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ST 2921

Sunday Telegraph No 2921

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 15th October 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ****

Such a lot to enjoy as per usual on a Sunday morning – I’ll go for 13a as my favourite for reasons outlined below

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MPP 065 – Review

Monthly Prize Puzzle – 065

October 2017

A Puzzle by Prolixic

 

A nice easy solve and it wasn’t difficult to spot the ten members of the NATO Phonetic Alphabet but which one was the odd one out? I still maintain there’s a case for picking DELTA as it is the only Greek letter in the list but the correct solution to this month’s question was Uniform as it is the only one that starts with a vowel.… Read More

NTSPP – 402

NTSPP – 402

A Puzzle by Snape

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DT28558

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28558

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 14th October 2017

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

A smidge trickier than some Saturdays (or perhaps it was just the result of fitting it in to a very hectic Saturday).… Read More

ST2920

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2920

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 8th October 2017

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

I found this particular Sunday puzzle less straightforward than usual, but typing the review, I’m not really sure why.… Read More

DT 28552

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28552

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 7th October 2017

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

Morning All! Due to unforseen work commitments I am unable to get the review out until later this evening.… Read More

ST 2919

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2919

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 1st October 2017

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

A nice diversion on a gloomy drizzly Sunday – I’m torn between 8d and 21d as to which should be top favourite, but really any of the clues could have been on the leader board

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NTSPP – 400

NTSPP – 400

A Puzzle by Quaiteaux

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