Tag Archives: Saturday

DT 28552

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28552

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 7th October 2017

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

Morning All! Due to unforseen work commitments I am unable to get the review out until later this evening.… Read More

DT 28546

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28546

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 30th September 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! I solved this very late in the week when very tired and enjoyed it less on the solve than on the review – all in all I quite enjoyed it.… Read More

DT28540

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28540

A full review by Crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 23rd September 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I found the bottom of this Saturday Prize Crossword a lot harder than the top, and unusually for me, went into 3* difficulty time for a back-pager.… Read More

DT 28534

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28534

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 16th September 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

A Saturday pangram and, like most Saturdays, a few clues to bring out the ‘grumpies’. I haven’t got time to count but there do seem to be a lot of ‘insertions’, anagrams and even an anagram with an insertion too.… Read More

DT 28516

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28516

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 26th August 2017

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

Some nice surface readings, three clues where you knew what to write in just looking at the grid/checking letters (4d, 5d and 6d) and what seems like an awful lot of ‘inserting’ going on, but with a number of different indicators ‘about’ being the only one used twice.… Read More

DT 28504

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28504

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 12th August

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! I  put this just at the end of two star territory.

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought. … 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

DT 28474

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28474

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 2nd July

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! This probably would have been a one star time if I were not enjoying the conversations in Macclesfield.… Read More

DT 28468

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28462

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 1st July

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This Saturday puzzle didn’t take long to solve or draft the review, but I wonder whether people who weren’t looking at the clues as carefully as I was would notice the number of times in a row that particular types of clue were used.… Read More

DT 28462

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28462

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 24th June

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment **

Solved late in the day to the accompaniment of Alfie showing his Grandpa the best way to do jigsaw puzzles.… Read More