Author Archives: Kath

DT 28574

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28574

Hints and tips by Kath

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

Hello everyone. I’m sure this is a Ray T crossword – the first one for what seems like a long time. It had most of his trademark clues and I thought it was somewhere in the middle of his range of difficulty.… Read More

DT 28561

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28561

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone. This is the first of a few Wednesdays that the Kiwis are off on their travels so you’ll be having a different ‘hinty person’ each week – it feels like quite a responsibility to me so I’ll try not to let them down.… Read More

DT 28556

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28556

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Hello everyone. I don’t know who set today’s crossword. I enjoyed it and didn’t find it too tricky but, as I’ve said before, I find it difficult to judge difficulty and enjoyment when I know I’m doing the hints.… Read More

DT 28544

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28544

Hints and tips by Kath

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

Hello everyone. I don’t have any idea who set today’s crossword. I quite enjoyed it but thought it was probably the most straightforward back page cryptic that we’ve had for some time.… Read More

DT 28532

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28532

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone. I’m not sure about this one. The cryptic crossword has most, but not all, of Ray T’s trademark clues but the Quickie doesn’t look like one of his and it’s not his week.… Read More

DT 28520

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28520

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Hello everyone. This isn’t a Ray T Thursday so there’s no need for any panic. I don’t know who set today’s crossword but I didn’t find it very difficult.… Read More

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