Author Archives: Kath

DT 28502

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28502

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone. This is a Ray T crossword – it has most of his trademark clues and some particularly good anagrams. I didn’t find it too difficult but, as always, I’m more than happy for anyone, or everyone, to disagree with me.… Read More

DT 28496

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28496

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Hello everyone. I don’t know who set today’s crossword and I’ve been wrong too many times to make any guesses but what I am sure about is that it’s not Ray T.… Read More

DT 28490

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28490

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **/***Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone. This is a Ray T production. I thought it was at the gentler end of his range of difficulty but I’ve given it an extra bit of a star for those of you who have trouble with his crosswords.… Read More

DT 28474 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28474 (Hints)

Big Dave’s Saturday Crossword Club

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Hello everyone – Kath here. BD is on his way to Macclesfield for the ‘do’ so I’m pretending to be him today. If anyone needs hints for any of the clues that I haven’t done then please ask.… Read More

DT 28472

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28472

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Hello everyone. I’m not quite sure what I thought of today’s crossword and I don’t have the first idea who set it but it’s not Ray T. I found it quite difficult while I was doing it but now I can’t see why unless it was the large number of double unchecked letters – something I rarely notice – and the small number of anagrams.… Read More

DT 28466

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28466

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **/***Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone. There’s no doubt at all that this is a Ray T crossword. I didn’t think that it was one of his more difficult ones but, as always, I’m more than happy for anyone or everyone to disagree with me.… Read More

DT 28448

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28448

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty ***/****Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone. I don’t know who set today’s crossword but it’s definitely not Ray T – I do have my suspicions – any ideas anyone? I really found it quite difficult so it’ll be interesting to see how everyone else gets on.… Read More

DT 28442

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28442

Hints and tips by Kath

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Hello everyone. It’s definitely a Ray T Thursday – it has most of his trademarks although I didn’t notice much innuendo. I thought it was quite tricky but always find it hard to judge difficulty and enjoyment when I know I’m doing the hints so please leave a comment telling us how you got on today.… Read More

DT 28421

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28421

Hints and tips by Kath

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Hello everyone. I’m standing in for Miffypops today as he’s busy – it might just have something to do with Bob Dylan! I don’t think that I’ve ever done the hints for a Rufus crossword before and I admit to seeing ‘sporty’ clues even when they proved not to be.… Read More

DT 28412

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28412

Hints and tips by Kath

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Hello everyone. We’re now only four days away from May 1st which is celebrated in Oxford by the Magdalen College choir singing from the top of the tower at 6.00am followed by the bells ringing out over the city.… Read More