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DT 29449

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29449

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This puzzle was published on 22nd August 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Morming All! Or even Afternoon! Apologies for the delay – I had an hour this morning on site to write this but alas I was needed in four locations all at once and lunch didn’t happen either! I enjoyed ths puzzle quite a lot. Continue reading “DT 29449”

DT 29443

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29443

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 15th August 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morming All! I found this a reasonably straightforward solve and the review made me like it a lot mre once I had a chance to appreciate the constructions. Continue reading “DT 29443”

ST 3068

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3068

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This puzzle was published on 9th August 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! – Quite a fast solve for me but the usual Sunday enjoyment Continue reading “ST 3068”

DT 29425

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29425

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This puzzle was published on 25th July 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! I quite enjoyed some of the clues and surface readings here. Continue reading “DT 29425”

ST 3065

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3065

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This puzzle was published on 19th July 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

Morning All! – This didn’t take too long to solve but I did find it a bit samey in the constructions. particularly when reviewing.

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DT 29419

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29419

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 18th July 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! I found this a fairly standard Saturday puzzle that wasn’t too tricky albeit a couple of references might have stymied some. Continue reading “DT 29419”

ST 3064

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3064

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This puzzle was published on 12th July 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Morning All! – I didn’t solve this on the day due to Golf and Apres-Golf but certainly enjoyed many of the clues, particularly when sorting them out for the review.

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ST 3061

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3061

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This puzzle was published on 21st June 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Morning All! When I came to review this I realised I hadn’t quite finished it with a cuppa before an early Sunday morning round of golf which makes it at least a *** for difficulty and a fair degree of emjoyment for me.. Continue reading “ST 3061”

DT 29395

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29395

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 20th June 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

It was obvious fairly early on to guess which setter was responsible for this Saturday Prize Puzzle, Continue reading “DT 29395”

ST 3060

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3060

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 14th June 2020

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

MOrning All! We are back in the saddle with the Prize Puzzles so I am back too! This was a run of Sunday puzzles that were very much on the straightforward side for me but as usual there are some fine clues with amusing surface readings. Continue reading “ST 3060”