Kath – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 29471

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29471

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Hello everyone. This is a Ray T crossword – it’s his week and it has most of his trademark clues. I’m not sure how many stars to give it as the right hand side gave me far more trouble than the left one so I’ve just gone for 3* for both difficulty and enjoyment – I think you’re all capable of making up your own minds anyway. Continue reading “DT 29471”

DT 29459

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29459

Hints and tips by Kath

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

Hello everyone. A Ray T crossword which I thought was at the more straightforward end of his range of difficulty but, as I know I’ve said before, I find it almost impossible to judge how tricky a crossword is when I know I’m doing the hints.

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DT 29447

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29447

Hints and tips by Kath

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Hello everyone. A Ray T crossword today – it has almost all his trademark clues and not many anagrams which perhaps contributed to my finding it pretty tricky – very much at the difficult end of his range, for me anyway, so I’ll look forward to hearing what everyone else thought.… Continue reading

DT 29435

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29435

Hints and tips by Kath

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Hello everyone on this Ray T Thursday. I thought it was about average in terms of difficulty – not too tricky which is just as well as my brain is feeling a bit woolly this morning – it doesn’t work very well when it’s too hot!… Continue reading

DT 29423

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29423

Hints and tips by Kath

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Hello everyone – here we go again. This is definitely a Ray T day. It has most of his trademark clues, including the Queen who’s reappeared having been in isolation somewhere for the last few weeks.… Continue reading

DT 29411

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29411

Hints and tips by Kath

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Hello everyone. Here we are again – another Thursday – still locked down/locked up/ or whatever you want to call it but, depending on your circumstances and where you live, slightly less so.… Continue reading

DT 29399

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29399

Hints and Tips by Kath

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

Hello everyone. A Ray T Thursday. I found it pretty difficult but a couple of silly mistakes early on, the scarcity of anagrams and the very hot weather probably contributed to that feeling so I’ll wait to see what everyone else made of it – could be that I’ve got it totally wrong.… Continue reading

DT 29387

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29387

Hints and tips by Kath

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

Hello everyone. I hope you’re all OK and not getting too fed-up/grumpy/cooped-up (please delete as appropriate). Anyway, on to the crossword now – that is, after all, what we’re here for.… Continue reading

DT 29375

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29375

Hints and tips by Kath

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

Hello everyone. Here we go again, another Thursday and we’re now in the middle of week ten of lockdown, in case you’ve all lost count – at least we’ve got a Ray T crossword to cheer us up.… Continue reading

DT 29363

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29363

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone. Well, here we all are now half-way through our eighth week of lockdown – I don’t know how the rest of you are doing but I’m beginning to feel more than a bit on the loopy side.… Continue reading