Kath – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 29309

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29309

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

Hello everyone – I don’t have the faintest idea who set the crossword today but it definitely wasn’t Ray T. I really enjoyed it and found it difficult in places.… Continue reading

DT 29291

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29291

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Hello everyone. A Ray T crossword but not one of his more difficult ones. A few of his trademark clues are missing but there are enough of them to convince me that he is the setter today.… Continue reading

DT 29279

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29279

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Hello everyone. I didn’t quite know what to expect today but I don’t have much doubt that this crossword was set by Ray T – it doesn’t have all his trademark clues but I think there are enough of them to be fairly convincing.… Continue reading

DT 29267

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29267

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 Hello everyone. I’m pretty sure that this is a Ray T crossword as it does have most of his trademark clues.  I found it right up at the top of his range of difficulty.… Continue reading

DT 29255

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29255

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

Hello everyone. The first Ray T crossword of 2020, at least I’m almost certain that it’s one of his even though a few of his trademarks are missing.… Continue reading

DT 29243

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29243

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Hello everyone. I hope you all had a very good Christmas Day and are about to enjoy Boxing Day,  whatever you’re doing and whoever you’re going to be doing it with!… Continue reading

DT 29226

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29226

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Hello everyone – definitely a Ray T crossword today. I thought that it was probably somewhere in the middle of his range of difficulty and had most of his trademarks.… Continue reading

DT 29223

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29223

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Hello everyone. Brrrr – it’s nippy in Oxford this morning! No, it’s not Thursday but Miffypops is busy today so I’m doing the hints instead of him. I thought this was a very enjoyable and fairly straightforward way to start the crossword week with no real problems – all very nice short clues and only a couple of anagrams.… Continue reading

DT 29208

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29208

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

Hello everyone. I’m fairly sure that this crossword is by proXimal if only because, apart from the ‘X’, it’s a pangram and that’s his trademark. I found it tricky in places but maybe not quite as much as some of his.… Continue reading

DT 29190

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29190

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Hello everyone. The last few Thursdays seem to have been a bit out of sync so I wasn’t sure who or what to expect today but this crossword is definitely a Ray T.… Continue reading