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 27973

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27973

Hints and tips by Gazza

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I quite enjoyed this one, especially the crown jewels (a bit cheeky for the Telegraph?). Do let us know what you thought and how you fared.

If you click on any of the areas showing ‘Click here!’ you’ll see the actual answer so only do that as a last resort.… Read More

DT 27967

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27967

Hints and tips by Hanni

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Today, thanks to some mentoring by Miffypops, we welcome Hanni with her maiden blog. It’s a pity that due to problems with the server on which this site is hosted it is appearing seven hours later than intended and this has also meant that there was no time for pictures or music clips (although I have now been able to add two suggestions from Miffypops).… Read More

DT 27961

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27961

Hints and tips by Gazza

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There are some pleasing clues here but also a few clunky surfaces so it was something of a mixed bag for me. Your thoughts, as always, are most welcome.… Read More

DT 27955

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27955

Hints and tips by Gazza

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We have what is pretty much a read and write puzzle today with only the two cryptic clues (10a and 26a) requiring a bit of thought on my part.… Read More

DT 27949

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27949

Hints and tips by Gazza

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This is fairly straightforward and mostly pretty mechanical. Do let us know what you thought of it and how you fared.

If you click on any of the areas showing ‘Click here!’ you’ll see the actual answer so only do that as a last resort.… Read More

DT 27943

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27943

Hints and tips by Gazza

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Thanks to BD for stepping in at short notice to produce last Tuesday’s blog. I don’t usually like to be an early adopter but I thought that it was safe enough to upgrade to BT’s Infinity product since apparently it now covers over 80% of the UK.… Read More

DT 27937

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27937

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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Gazza’s internet connection was “upgraded” today – to 0 mb instead of 76 mb – so I’ve had to put this together quickly. I thought the puzzle was somewhat lacklustre, and some of the clues, like 9a and 21a, left a lot to be desired.… Read More

DT 27931

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27931

Hints and tips by Gazza

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There’s nothing to terrify the nags here and not too much sparkle. Let us know what you thought of it and how you fared.

If you click on any of the areas showing ‘Click here!’ you’ll see the actual answer so only do that as a last resort.… Read More

DT 27925

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27925

Hints and tips by Gazza

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This is very straightforward so I don’t anticipate that the hints will be required much today. Let us know what you thought of it and how you fared.… Read More

DT 27919

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27919

Hints and tips by Gazza

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I’m still in a state of euphoria (and shock) after the magnificent performance by Wales on Saturday evening – bring on the Fijians next!

The bottom half of today’s puzzle seemed easier than the top (although I was handicapped by misreading ‘bottle’ as ‘battle’ in 7a – it really is time for a visit to Specsavers).… Read More