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ST 2924

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2924

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 5th November 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

The perfect level of difficulty for someone who’d had a tiring time in London the day before. My favourite was 5d.… Read More

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Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2923

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 29th October 2017

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

Some commenters wondered whether this was a Virgilius production but it does have a lurker and the usual dependence on inserting something into something else, so I’m going to disagree with them and say it was him just as it is every Sunday.… Read More

ST 2922

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2922

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 22nd October 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Some really splendid lurkers this week, the particular favourite being 24d but I’d have the other one 18a, and also 21a as runners up on the podium.… Read More

ST 2921

Sunday Telegraph No 2921

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 15th October 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ****

Such a lot to enjoy as per usual on a Sunday morning – I’ll go for 13a as my favourite for reasons outlined below

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought.… Read More

ST2920

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2920

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 8th October 2017

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

I found this particular Sunday puzzle less straightforward than usual, but typing the review, I’m not really sure why.… Read More

ST 2919

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2919

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 1st October 2017

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

A nice diversion on a gloomy drizzly Sunday – I’m torn between 8d and 21d as to which should be top favourite, but really any of the clues could have been on the leader board

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought.… Read More

ST 2918

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2918

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 24th September 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Morning All! Super Puzzle! No time to write about it!

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Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2917

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 17th September 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Morning All! Im Back from a holiday and straight back into a hellish job. This was my first solve back and my rustiness showed but there were some great clues here.… Read More

ST 2916

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2916

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 10th September 2017

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

Another lovely Sunday crossword – full of the things we expect from Virgilius – a lurker or two, some splendid cryptic definitions, and for the blogger nice easy-to-explain surface readings.… Read More

ST 2915

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2915

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 3rd September 2017

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

Lots to enjoy as is usual for a Sunday morning – at the time of solving I only marked one clue for favouritism so I’ll stick with that – 5d taking the top spot this week.… Read More