Kath – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 29531

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29531

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BD Rating — Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone. A Ray T Thursday crossword  but not one that’s too tricky after Jay put us all through the wringer yesterday. There are more anagrams than Ray T normally gives us which I always find makes a crossword easier to get into.… Continue reading

DT 29519

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29519

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

Hello everyone. Here we go on the first day of the second week of lockdown 2, in England anyway – thank goodness for crosswords! Today it’s a Ray T Thursday and I think it’s probably somewhere in the middle of his range of difficulty but will wait to see how everyone else found it.… Continue reading

DT 29507

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29507

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

Hello everyone. However much you’re locked up or down, or in or out or whatever they’re calling it all they’re really saying is, “You want to do what?… Continue reading

DT 29495

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29495

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Hello everyone. A Ray T Thursday – quite a few of his trademark clues are missing but I’m still sure that it’s one of his.

Please leave a comment telling us how you got on today.… Continue reading

DT 29483

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29483

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BD Rating — Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone. A Ray T crossword that I thought was about as straightforward as his ever are but I can only say how I found it – you may disagree so please leave a comment telling us how you got on today. Continue reading “DT 29483”

DT 29471

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29471

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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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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

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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

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

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

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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