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ST 3126 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 3126 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where, unlike some other Provinces, Manitoba is more or less ‘holding its own’ against the Fourth Wave with the majority of new cases occurring in a region that has the lowest vaccination rate where the residents presently prefer to rely on Ivermectin, a horse de-wormer (absolutely true), and most of the other bogus remedies coming from our Southern neighbours.… Continue reading

DT 29784 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29784 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club

Hosted by Tilsit

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Good morning from Warrington, where it’s a dull overcast day. Thanks to Gazza for holding the fort last week. Continue reading “DT 29784 (Hints)”

DT 29783

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29783

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs, where the morning sun is peeping through the clouds.

For me, this was reasonably straightforward. Whether others find it so will depend to some extent on the GK elements falling within their comfort zone.… Continue reading

DT 29778

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29778

A full review by Rahmat Ali

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This puzzle was published on 11th Sep 2021

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Greetings from Kolkata. A very nice and gentle Saturday puzzle from the setter. I feel highly pleased to present to you a full review of the same for your kind perusal and precious feedback. Continue reading “DT 29778”

Toughie 2715

Toughie No 2715 by Firefly

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

There’s a theme in this Toughie with a number of synonyms of the answer to 8d. Thanks to Firefly.

Please leave a comment telling us how you fared and what you thought of the puzzle.… Continue reading

DT 29782

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29782

Hints and tips by StephenL

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

Good morning from South Devon, where we’ve been enjoying the hint of an Indian Summer. Long may it continue.

One of the things I’ve found when doing these reviews is Continue reading “DT 29782”