Category Archives: Tuesday

Currently Tuesday does not appear to have a regular setter, although Shamus usually features on alternate weeks. Until Autumn 2010 the other slot featured Ray T most of the time.

DT 27404

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27404

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This is a pretty standard puzzle for Tuesdays these days. There’s nothing too difficult or too exciting and it has a fairly high number of anagrams (nine by my reckoning). Do let us know what you thought.

DT 27398

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27398

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There’s nothing too exciting in today’s puzzle and I have quibbles about a few of the clues. Do let us know what you thought.

DT 27392

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27392

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If you struggled with the Rufus yesterday you’ll probably find Mr Ron’s puzzle today a bit of a relief. It’s pretty straightforward and it’s a pangram. Do let us know how you fared and what you thought of it.

DT 27386

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27386

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Even if the lack of professionalism at Telegraph HQ meant that you had a delayed start to this puzzle you should have been able to make up time, because it doesn’t pose too many problems. There are several “old friends” (e.g. 9a and 2d) sprinkled through it.

DT 27380

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27380

Hints and tips by Gazza

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We have a pretty straightforward puzzle today, but with some interesting anagram indicators. Do provide a comment giving us your take on it.

DT 27369

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27369

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This is a lovely (and gentle) seasonally-themed puzzle from the evergreen Rufus (who will be doing it all over again tomorrow, online only but because of the current debacle everyone should be able to get it, whether they’re an online subscriber or not).

DT 27363

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27363

Hints and tips by Gazza

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This is a very straightforward puzzle which should leave plenty of time for Christmas shopping. As always, a comment from you would be very welcome.

DT 27357

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27357

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There’s nothing too tricky in this one – let us know how you got on.

DT 27351

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27351

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I thought that this was a pleasant puzzle but it didn’t take very long. Do let us know how you got on.

DT 27345

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27345

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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Good morning from South Staffs on a cold and frosty day. I’m busy on Friday this week, so Gazza has kindly agreed to swap. I wonder if the puzzles site will be working by then?

Normal Tuesday difficulty as far as I was concerned, with a couple of unusual words, but nothing that particularly stood out.