Kath – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

DT 29602

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29602

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Hello everyone. Not a difficult Ray T crossword today so those of you who find him tricky can relax. It has all his trademark clues and I think we could probably add ‘very few anagrams’ to the ones we already know about.… Continue reading

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29590

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Hello everyone. A Ray T crossword – I thought it was of about average difficulty for him although it did have its moments! There weren’t many anagrams which always makes things trickier for me anyway as I find them a good way into a crossword.… Continue reading

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29578

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Hello everyone. A Ray T Thursday crossword – this one is lacking a few of the usual trademarks  but it still feels like one of his. I didn’t have a lot of trouble but will wait to see how everyone else got on today.… Continue reading

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29566

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Hello everyone from a very cold foggy and generally unpleasant Oxford. The first Ray T Thursday crossword of 2021 – apart from a couple of hiccups I thought it was a fairly straightforward one.… Continue reading

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29555

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Hello everyone. I don’t think that I’ve ever been the ‘hinty person’ on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day before now. Normally it would be appropriate to be “terribly jolly” and “Ho Ho” and lots of good wishes to all for a “wonderful Christmas with your families and friends” etc etc but somehow that doesn’t seem quite right this year so I’ll leave it at that.… Continue reading

DT 29543

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29543

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Hello everyone. Today is a Ray T Thursday crossword and either I’m having “one of those days” or it’s a fairly tricky one. Please leave a comment telling us which of those it is and how you got on today.… Continue reading

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29531

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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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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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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