Author Archives: Miffypops

Miffypops lives deep in the rural beauty of South Warwickshire with his long suffering wife (Saint) Sharon.

Thanks to his parents he cannot remember life without crossword puzzles.

DT 28589

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28589

Hints and tips by a terse Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Are you ready? Here we go then

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28583

Hints and tips by Miffypops the Vanatic

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Good Morning from the blissful heart of downtown LI where sensible people are slumbering peacefully. Your blogger as usual has woken early and found today’s newspaper ready to download and a fresh cryptic crossword puzzle awaiting completion.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28577

Hints and tips by an emotionally intelligent Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Today’s puzzle is a typical Rufus offering. Not too difficult until the last few which stretch the time taken by a small amount. Coventry Rugby club have extended their unbeaten run to ten matches so MP is euphoric.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28573

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from South Warwickshire

Wednesday is usually a Jay puzzle decrypted by the Two Kiwis, Colin and Carol. Jay is here as usual but Colin and Carol are celebrating fifty years of marriage on a long trip to India.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28571

Hints and tips by Double Bubble Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Good Morning from the sunny heart of Downtown LI. As today is National Checklist Day I have compiled a checklist for you all to follow.

Solve today’s offering from Rufus
Solve the Rookie Corner puzzle set by yours truly MP

Once you have ticked off these items you can have fun for the rest of the day.… Read More

DT 28565

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28565

Hints and tips by a subsonic Miffypops

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Good Morning Crosswordland. Your Monday morning blogger Miffypops still feels under the weather but is looking forward to a couple of days holiday. We are going to see Bloodhound SSC being driven at Newquay airport in preparation for a new world land speed record attempt.… Read More

DT 28559

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28559

Hints and tips by an uninspired Miffypops

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MP is a little under the weather today and can’t really be arsed. I hope you enjoyed this puzzle. It was just a job that had to be done for me.… Read More

DT 28553

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28553

Hints and tips by a table-topping Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ****

Good morning from the heart of Downtown LI. I cannot let the moment pass without mentioning that only two Rugby Union teams are unbeaten in the top three divisions.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28547

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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This is the day the Lord has made. Rejoice and be glad in it.

Or today is the day you have. Shut up with the moaning and get on with the good things like this crossword puzzle.Read More

DT 28541

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28541

Hints and tips by a philosophical Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

This is the day the Lord has made. Rejoice and be glad in it.

Or today is the day you have. Shut up with the moaning and get on with the good things like this crossword puzzle.… Read More