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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

ST 2914

Sunday Cryptic No 2914

A full review by crypticsue

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

On the day this was published, I said that it was one of those puzzles where I really wished it was my turn to do the review, but that I’d probably get into trouble with the favourites police person as I had so many clues vying for the gold medal spot.… Read More

ST 2913

Sunday Telegraph No 2913

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 20th August 2017

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

A Sunday puzzle that took me longer than usual to solve – I think one of the things that held up me was waiting for the penny to drop for 20d.… Read More

ST 2912

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2912

A full review by Crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 13th August 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

The only grump I had with this splendid Sunday crossword was the fact that the clue for 25a emerged from the printer on a separate piece of paper.… Read More

ST 2911

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic 2911

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 6th August

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

The sun was shining, Virgilius provided us with another lovely Sunday prize puzzle – the East Kent courgette mountain was slowly being dealt with – a perfect day all round.… Read More

DT 28498

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28498

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 5th August

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! This was a two star difficulty solve but a lot of fun.

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

ST 2910

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2910

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 30th July

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! Another quick solve this week with some very good clues in my opinion.

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

DT 28492

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28492

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 29th July

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

Apart from mutterings about long gone actresses, this puzzle seemed to go down well on Saturday. Mr CS (who doesn’t do cryptic crosswords but quite often listens as I mutter away to myself) thought 10/11a was a brilliant clue.… Read More

ST 2909

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2909

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 23rd July

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Morning All! I found this a very quick solve which curtailed my enjoyment a little bit.

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