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DT 29592

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29592

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This puzzle was published on 6th February 2021

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! I found this quite enjoyable and tricky to parse in places.

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ST 3093

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3093

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 313t January 2021

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! There were a few easy starter clues and a few to make you think in this pretty sold Sunday offering.

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ST 3092

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3092

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 24th January 2021

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! A couple of clues held me up (notably 1 Across!) which put this in to tw0-star territory but it contained the usual solid and occasionally whimsical clueing from Mr Halpern..

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ST 3089

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3089

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This puzzle was published on 3rd January 2021

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

Morning All! I very much enjoyed this puzzle with a few tricky clues pushing it inti *** difficutly for me, Continue reading “ST 3089”

DT 29562

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29562

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This puzzle was published on 2nd January 2021

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Morning All! Sorry for the tardiness – back to work got in the way! Continue reading “DT 29562”

ST 3088

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3088

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This puzzle was published on 27th December 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! A fairly standard Sunday puzzle with a nice mix of clues and nothing to frazzle the brain cells after Christmas. Continue reading “ST 3088”

DT 29545

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29545

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This puzzle was published on 12th December 2020

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Morning All! A slightly stiffer challenge this week and all the better for it IMO. Continue reading “DT 29545”

ST 3085

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3085

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This puzzle was published on 6th December 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Morning All! Whilst reviewing this I thought that there were a large number of (single letter) insertion clues but there were also some great surface readings and the nicely beguiling 5 Down.

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DT 29539

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29539

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This puzzle was published on 5th December 2020

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! This just about strayed into two star difficulty and was failry standard for a Saturday Prize Puzzle. Continue reading “DT 29539”

ST 3084

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3084

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This puzzle was published on 29th November 2020

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

Morning All! I enjoyed this with some very simply constructions welll hidden by a good surface reading in the clue.

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