Tag Archives: Sunday Telegraph

ST 2926 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2926 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg – where the ‘foothills’ of this winter’s snow disposal mountains are already being formed.

Virgilius reverts to benevolence this week with a hint of oldies but goodies and some good obfuscation. … Read More

ST 2924

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2924

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 5th November 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

The perfect level of difficulty for someone who’d had a tiring time in London the day before. My favourite was 5d.… Read More

ST 2925 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2925 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg – where the rivers are already freezing over! Although, it will be a while before the ice fisherman are allowed to start.

And, a very happy birthday to Cryptic Sue!… Read More

ST2923

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2923

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 29th October 2017

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

Some commenters wondered whether this was a Virgilius production but it does have a lurker and the usual dependence on inserting something into something else, so I’m going to disagree with them and say it was him just as it is every Sunday.… Read More

ST 2924 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2924 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg – more wintry weather this week, with increasing amounts of soft fluffy white stuff.

Another typically excellent Virgilius puzzle in which he has returned to benevolence (at least I think so); the usual handful of anagrams, including partials, and only one lurker.… Read More

ST 2922

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2922

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 22nd October 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Some really splendid lurkers this week, the particular favourite being 24d but I’d have the other one 18a, and also 21a as runners up on the podium.… Read More

ST 2923 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2923 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg – some wild, even wintry weather this week – as shown by my car on Thursday morning – with more in the forecast.

A typically excellent Virgilius in which he has, once again, been quite tricky with some good misdirection and obfuscation.… Read More

ST 2921

Sunday Telegraph No 2921

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 15th October 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ****

Such a lot to enjoy as per usual on a Sunday morning – I’ll go for 13a as my favourite for reasons outlined below

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

ST 2922 (Hints)

 

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2922 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Senf

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A very good Sunday morning from Winnipeg where this week the weather has been ‘all over the map’ – very windy on Wednesday (not quite Ophelia or Brian levels) 40 mph with gusts to 50 mph, and a record 24.3 degrees on Friday.… Read More

ST2920

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2920

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 8th October 2017

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

I found this particular Sunday puzzle less straightforward than usual, but typing the review, I’m not really sure why.… Read More