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 28110

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28110

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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Good morning everyone from a very damp and dreary Shropshire – we had our Summer yesterday I believe. Anyway, I’m pretty sure that today’s Tuesday Teaser will bring a little bit of the sunshine back.… Read More

DT 28104

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28104

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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Good morning everyone from a bright sunny day in Shropshire, I do hope you are all well. Don’t really know what to make of today’s puzzle as there are (imho) a few too many clues that just don’t feel ‘right’.… Read More

DT 28098

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28098

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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Good morning everyone from a sunny, no overcast, no sunny again (you get the drift) Shropshire. OK, hands up who knew it was going to be me from now on in the Tuesday back page blogging chair?… Read More

DT 28092

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28092

Hints and tips by Gazza

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This is my last back-page blog for the time being – from next week a new mystery blogger will be taking on the responsibility for the hints and tips on Tuesdays.… Read More

DT 28086

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28086

Hints and tips by Gazza

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This is a pangram and it’s somewhat easier than the puzzle we had last Tuesday which seemed to cause some solvers a lot of problems. Do let us know how you got on and how well you liked this one.… Read More

DT 28080

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28080

Hints and tips by Gazza

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This seemed to be a little bit trickier than what we’re used to on Tuesdays and quite enjoyable I thought, although there were a few clues (especially 11a and 21a) which I didn’t like much.… Read More

DT 28074

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28074

Hints and tips by Gazza

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There’s nothing too scary for the gee-gees today. Most of my time this morning was spent in trying to find the origin of the 1a term. Do let us know how you got on and how well you liked it.… Read More

DT 28068

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28068

Hints and tips by Gazza

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I was heading for a 1-star difficulty rating until I got to the bottom of the grid where I needed all the checkers (and a bit of investigoogling) to get 30a.… Read More

DT 28062

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28062

Hints and tips by Gazza

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One of our regular Tuesday setters has a North American proclivity and this puzzle seems to be one of his or hers. We also have here a few idiomatic phrases which may make it a bit tricky for non-UK solvers.… Read More

DT 28056

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28056

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

This one is not too tricky but very enjoyable. Do let us know how you fared and what you thought of it. A slightly unusual feature of the puzzle is that all the answers are single words with not a space or hyphen in sight.… Read More