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Toughie 2934

Toughie No 2934 by Giovanni

Hints and Tips by crypticsue

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A fairly typical mid-week Toughie from Giovanni. There are quite a few anagrams to get you started and the words you may not have heard of were all fairly clued. Continue reading “Toughie 2934”

DT 30110

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30110

Hints and tips by KiwiColin

BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Just one Kiwi doing the blogging today.

Our weather continues with its craziness. Just as we were getting used to Spring conditions another monstrous system arrives from Antarctica with strong winds and snow to low levels predicted for quite a lot of the country.… Continue reading

DT 30104

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30104

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Last Sunday we moved our clocks forward one hour. This gives us longer evenings for leisure activities but also has the effect of moving the time the puzzles come available. For a few weeks, until you move your clocks back on 30th October, our solving time starts at midday instead of 11am.… Continue reading

DT 30098

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30098

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Kia ora from Aotearoa.
The godwits have arrived back from Alaska and are once more happily feeding in our estuary. The ponds we walk past daily are busy with the cheeping and bustling of families of newly-hatched ducklings. Spring has definitely arrived in our little corner of the world.… Continue reading

DT 30092

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30092

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Life is at last getting back to normal. No medical appointments of any kind today so all clear to return to our regular blogging duties. Thanks so much Pommers for filling in for us on the last two Wednesdays.Continue reading

Toughie 2918

Toughie No 2918 by Donnybrook

Hints and tips by crypticsue

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

Donnybrook’s turn to provide the Wednesday Toughie and this was, particularly on the right-hand side, a fine exercise of the cryptic grey matter Continue reading “Toughie 2918”

DT 30086

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30086

Hints and tips by pommers

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¡Hola a todos!  Bet you weren’t expecting me again so soon!  The 2Kiwis are otherwise engaged today so I’m afraid you’ll just have to put up with me again as stand-in.  Sorry and all that but I’m pretty sure the Kiwis will be back next week.

A pretty good puzzle today from the Wednesday Wizard.  A tad tricky in places but overall not a brain bender.  Not many anagrams so I’m afraid you’ll have to do it the hard way.
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