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Toughie 2574

Toughie No 2574 by Hudson

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

Wednesday seems to have become the day for gentle Toughies. This one was enjoyable – thanks to Hudson.

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

DT 29571

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29571

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

By the time most of you will be reading this we will be on our way to catch the ferry and cross Cook Strait. We’re going to be away for the next two Wednesdays so some other blogger will have the pleasure of writing the Hints and Tips for Jay’s puzzles.… Continue reading

DT 29570

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29570

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Hello, everyone. Today sees a return to the Tuesday puzzle norm. I thought it was a solid crossword with no obscurities or unusual clueing devices. Definitely a pleasant solve.  Continue reading "DT 29570"

DT 29569

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29569

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hola from the Vega Baja where we have been spared the very heavy snowfall which is causing chaos elsewhere in Spain.  We had three days of pretty continuous rain and it’s very cold by Costa Blanca standards.  Only 8°C during the day on Saturday and 1°C overnight.  At 0830 this morning when I started this post it was 3°C.  Apparently it will be Wednesday before normal service will be resumed when we are forecast 16°C and wall-to-wall sunshine.  We live in hope. Continue reading “DT 29569”

Toughie 2572

Toughie No 2572 by Osmosis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

A very nice puzzle, I thought, with a good variety of clues and, of course, precise as always

A pangram but for the K. Hm. I bet Osmosis is chuckling.… Continue reading

DT 29567

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29567

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs, where we start the day with a light dusting of snow.

It took me a while to get started on today’s puzzle, but once a few checkers were in, things began to flow more smoothly.… Continue reading

DT 29562

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29562

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 2nd January 2021

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Morning All! Sorry for the tardiness – back to work got in the way! Continue reading “DT 29562”