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DT 28169

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28169

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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Good morning from Downtown L I where the sun is warming the earth making everywhere look good. Today’s puzzle put up a bit of a fight but the boy done good and won out in the end despite being pulled beneath the water by the current in 18d.… Continue reading

NTSPP – 116 (Review)

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 116

A puzzle by Donk

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A new name joins the ranks of the NTSPP setters.    When you’ve been solving cryptics for as long as I have, it is good to try new setters’ puzzles and I thoroughly enjoyed Donk’s first NTSPP and hope we see more of him soon.

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NTSPP – 116

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 116

A Puzzle by Donk

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Welcome to the latest in our series of puzzles, which have now been running every week for over two years.

Those of you who follow the DIY COW clue writing competition will have some idea of what to expect from Donk’s first NTSPP puzzle.  For others there is a real treat in store!

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