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DT 29889

  • Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29889

Hints and tips by StephenL

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

Good morning from a gloriously sunny South Devon, where the daffodils in my front garden have reared their heads, always a welcome sight.

I found today’s puzzle on the tricky side Continue reading “DT 29889”

DT 29888

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29888

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Our two cherry picking granddaughters start work early to take advantage of the cooler temperatures. As a consequence the first Wordle results appear on our family WhatsApp soon after 5am. Lots of others appear soon after. It looks like Wordle has taken over the entire English-speaking world.… Continue reading

ST 3142

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3142

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 9th January 2022

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

A Sunday puzzle that didn’t take long to either solve or draft the review Continue reading “ST 3142”

Toughie 2785

Toughie No 2785 by Chalicea

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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Chris M Rating – Difficulty * – Enjoyment ***

Good morning from the bottom of the barrel where we have a beautifully patterned sky and Sir Van Morrison singing sweetly to us from the album Hymns To The Silence. I had no idea as to the setter of this Toughie puzzle but it all fell together well with enough answers in after a couple of passes to allow the checkers to suggest the remaining answers. Continue reading “Toughie 2785”

DT 29887

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29887

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Hello, everyone, and welcome to Tuesday.  Today we have an accessible and fun crossword that might introduce a few old favourites to our newer solvers.  Continue reading "DT 29887"

DT 29886

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29886

Hints and tips by Falcon

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Greetings from Ottawa, where as I write this (late Sunday evening) the snow has not yet started to fall but I am told to expect as much as a foot of the white stuff when I awake tomorrow morning.… Continue reading