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DT 29138 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29138

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This puzzle was published on 28th August 2019

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Morning All! A fairly regular Saturday Puzzle whih was a quick solve and not quite a pangram.

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ST 3017 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3017

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This puzzle was published on 18th August 2019

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Morning All! I solved this just inside my 2 star solving time and rather enjoyed it.

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DT29108 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29108

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This puzzle was published on 20th July 2019

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Morning All! Some very nice surface readings here and about the right level of difficulty for a Saturday Prize Puzzle in my opinion.

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DT 29090 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29090

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This puzzle was published on 29th June 2019

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This Prize Puzzle pangram provided a pleasant but short-lived solving experience. Typing the review reveals several ways of using the letter O and two different meanings for den

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ST 3009 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph 3009

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This puzzle was published on 23rd June 2019

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Morning All! This was a tad more difficult than recent Sunday puzzles but nothing that couldn’t be unravelled. Some fine surface readings added to the confusion which is always a good thing. Continue reading “ST 3009”

DT 29066 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29066

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This puzzle was published on 1st June 2019

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Morning All! This was just about  a 2 star solve and fairly normal for a Saturday Prize Puzzle. Continue reading “DT 29066”

ST 3005 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph 3005

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This puzzle was published on 26th May 2019

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Morning All! Double Definitions abound in this one which made it fairly straightforward in my opinion but there were some fun clues as well.

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ST 3004 ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph 3004

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This puzzle was published on 19th May 2019

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Morning All! I think that the difficulty level was about right and many clues improved, as I found, when you look to parse them correctly. There were a few that were elusive even though the answer was known.

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DT 29042 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29042

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This puzzle was published on 4th May 2019

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Morning All! Another Saturday puzzle with lots of anagrams and insertions

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