Category Archives: Thursday

Currently Thursday does not appear to have a regular setter, although since Autumn 2010 Ray T features frequently. During 2009 almost all of the Thursday puzzles were set by Jay.

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28550

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ****

Morning all and welcome to a RayThursday. I thought this was going to be pretty easy when I got eight of the acrosses on first pass but then I only got eight of the downs, even with the checkers in place. … Read More

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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

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28538

Hints and tips by Falcon

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ****

Greetings from Ottawa where summer has finally arrived. Temperatures are nudging 30° C and the skies are virtually cloudless. This weather is typical of mid-July, not mid-September. Mind you, I am not complaining but just enjoying it while it lasts.… Read More

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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

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28526

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** – Enjoyment ****

Morning all and welcome to RayThursday and a rather violent thunderstorm.  Yep, throwing it down here which is certainly not in this weather forecast https://www.eltiempo.es/almoradi.html .

Anyway, to the puzzle. … Read More

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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

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28514

Hints and tips by Falcon

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Greetings from Ottawa where the summer has been a mixed bag but generally cooler and wetter than normal. On Monday, we witnessed a partial eclipse of the sun.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28508

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ****

Morning all and welcome to a non-RayThursday.  The weather here continues to be stonking hot and it seems to have fried what’s left of my brain because I had a bit of a struggle getting into this one. … 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