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DT 29982

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29982

Hints and tips by Falcon

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Greetings from Ottawa, where it feels more like mid-summer than mid-spring with temperatures reaching a daytime high in the low- to mid-twenties and forecast to increase to near 30 degrees by the end of the week.… Continue reading

DT 29980

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29980

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs where we have a sunny start, but rain forecast later.

The parsing of a couple of today’s clues gave me some amount of headscratching, but I enjoyed the overall result.… Continue reading

DT 29979

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29979
Hints and tips by Miffypops
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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good day one and all. I have no idea who set today’s puzzle but I found it very enjoyable and a lot easier than last Thursdays offering. Continue reading “DT 29979”

DT 29978

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29978

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Our beautiful autumn weather continues and we have even had a couple of evenings when we lit the wood-fire. As much for the cheery glow as really needing the extra heat.
Our family have reminded us that it is International Star Wars Day so ‘May the Fourth be with you’.… Continue reading

DT 29977

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29977

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Hello, everyone, and welcome to Tuesday. I thought today’s puzzle was standard Tuesday fare, with nothing too obscure or convoluted to disrupt the solve.  Continue reading "DT 29977"

DT 29976

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29976

Hints and tips by pommers

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

Hola from the Vega Baja and a happy holiday to one and all.

Maybe it’s just me but I thought our Monday Maestro had turned up the wick a touch this week.  Very enjoyable with the usual elegant cluing and a couple of fifteen letter anagrams to please those who like that sort of thing.
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DT 29974

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29974

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from chilly, grey South Staffs.

A pretty standard Friday crossword for me, taking just into *** time.

In the hints below, the definitions are underlined.… Continue reading

DT 29969

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29969

A full review by Rahmat Ali

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This puzzle was published on 23rd Apr 2022

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Greetings from Kolkata. Yet again, a friendly and straightforward Saturday puzzle from Cephas that I enjoyed solving and thereafter writing a review of the same for your kind perusal and important feedback.
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