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DT Cryptic No 25847 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 25847

A nice easy one to start the week

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Don’t forget the highlighted words link to items of interest

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DT Cryptic No 25846 – Hints ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 25846

Today’s puzzle I found a little easy for a Saturday

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If you have come across here from Crossword ends in violence, then you probably have seen my contributions before.  As I mentioned elsewhere on this site, I intend to give substantial hints and tips for the weekday crosswords, but for Saturday I will select a few of the better clues and provide hints for them.

It’s been a struggle finding any clues worth giving hints, this is one of the easiest prize crosswords for a long time.

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Toughie No 90 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 90 by Elgar

A challenging puzzle with two long phrases

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Woke up this morning to find that the light dusting of snow that has been around for a few days has been replaced by a full carpet – I have added a new picture  to the Gallery.  As a new feature, started yesterday with “Freight Train”, some hints link to supplementary information!!

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Toughie No 88 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 88 by Giovanni

A nice easy one to start the week

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A few across clues to get you going – I’ll add some of the down clues later

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Toughie No 87 ~ Posted on

Toughie No 87 by Warbler

A little easier than yesterday, but well constructed

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Just a few to be going on with:

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DT 25799 ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic 25799 – 13 Dec 08

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Interesting looking crossword today with some pleasingly terse clues (some of which I’ve yet to crack.) But for now, here are some pointers…

[NB PART TWO BELOW…]

Across

1 Live among troops in town in South Wales (11)

Here is a question.

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