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DT 29211

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29211

Hints and tips by Fagin

 
 

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A super start to the week. Some throw ins to start. Anagrams to help fill the grid. A testing finish. Just what the doctor ordered. Continue reading “DT 29211”

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DT 29205

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29205

Hints and tips by Ferdinand the Imposter

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Good morning from the rain sodden heart of Downtown LI where The River Itchen has broken its banks and formed the occasional but beautiful Lake Itchington.Continue reading

DT 29199

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29199

Hints and tips by Failed of Twickenham

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I suppose I am over the disappointment of Saturdays Rugby World Cup Final where the better team on the day took the spoils. Maybe next time. Continue reading “DT 29199”

DT 29193

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29193

Hints and tips by Emil and the Detectives

 
 

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Well done England. Although the win was never in doubt I didn’t expect you to comprehensively outclass the New Zealand team by so much in every department. Roll on Saturday. Continue reading “DT 29193”

DT 29187

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29187

Hints and tips by Denis The Menace

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Good Morning from the misty heart of Downtown L I. All seems to be well with the world after the weekend’s marathon Rugby Union experience during which I managed to watch seven games. All four quarter finals in The Rugby World Cup. Two Premiership Matches and of course my home team Coventry who beat Bedford narrowly with a last gasp try and conversion. Continue reading “DT 29187”

DT 29181

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29181

Hints and tips by Captain Corelli

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Another week starts with a fine Monday puzzle. There are a few anagrams and a couple of chestnuts to get you started. After that the grid should have enough helpful checkers to get you through. Continue reading “DT 29181”

DT 29178

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29178

Hints and tips by ShafT

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WooHoo. It’s Thursday. It’s Seven O’clock. It’s a RayT puzzle. The regular bloggers are unavailable. I’m standing In. Woohoo. Blogging heaven. Heigh Ho. Let’s go Continue reading “DT 29178”

DT 29175

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29175

Hints and tips by Chris Evans

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Good morning from the heart of Downtown L I. (Long Itchington for those who want to know) All seems well with the world. The promised biblical downpour failed to materialise and a rather pleasant weekend was the outcome. England got through a tough game against Argentina but Coventry lost to Ealing Trailfinders on Friday night. Honours even at three tries apiece. Continue reading “DT 29175”

DT 29169

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29169

Hints and tips by Billy Bibbit

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Good morning from the beating heart of Downtown LI scene of the social events of the year. We had Scott Doonican playing his show on Saturday night and little Florence was Christened in our local church with a rather large party in a marquee on our field. Continue reading “DT 29169”

DT 29163

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29163

Hints and tips by Antigonus

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Good morning from the busy heart of Downtown LI where all is well with the world. Both England and Coventry secured decent wins in their rugby matches so Antigonus is a happy bunny.Continue reading