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DT 30156

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30156

Hints and tips by Falcon

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

Greetings from Ottawa, where we are enjoying a couple of balmy days (at least by Ottawa standards for late-November). I seized on the opportunity put up my Christmas lights – it was a pleasure to do it in +5°C weather rather than the more typical -5°C (or colder) weather.… Continue reading

DT 30155 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30155 (Hints)

The Saturday Crossword Club (hosted by crypticsue)

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A damp but sunny morning here in East Kent brings a Saturday Prize Puzzle, which, once I had stopped being disconcerted by the new font in the newspaper version, and noticed quite a few anagrams and hidden words, didn’t take me that long to solve. Continue reading “DT 30155 (Hints)”

DT 30154

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30154

Hints and tips by Senf

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

A very good Friday morning from Winnipeg.

proXimal was ‘on duty’ last Friday, so if today’s setter is indeed one of the Friday triumvirate my five bob is on this being a Zandio production; if it is not him then I am clueless.… Continue reading

DT 30149 (full review)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30149

A full review by Rahmat Ali

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This puzzle was published on 19th Nov 2022

BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Greetings from Kolkata. A pleasant and friendly Saturday puzzle from Cephas that I enjoyed solving and thereafter writing a review of the same for your kind perusal and important feedback.Continue reading

Toughie 2963

Toughie No 2963 by Firefly
Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Thanks to Firefly for brightening up a horribly dark squally day in North Devon. He has given us an enjoyable puzzle with an ursine theme.

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

DT 30152

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30152

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

We were away in Whanganui at the weekend at a book launch. On Sunday evening, when we were home again, Carol developed a few snuffles and then on Monday morning tested positive for Covid. So we are both in isolation.… Continue reading

DT 30151

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 30151
Hints and tips by Twmbarlwm

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

Good morning. Perhaps a little tougher than the average back-pager, but chockful of superb clues, elegant deceptions and amusing surfaces. Continue reading “DT 30151”