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DT 29991

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29991

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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Good morning from The Roseland Peninsula where Nurse Ninepence and I are enjoying a holiday with my recently bereaved sister Susan. We will be enjoying a late lunch at Nare Hotel on their Quarterdeck if the sun stays out Continue reading “DT 29991”

DT 29985

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29985

Hints and tips by StephenL

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Good morning everyone from a pleasantly warm South Devon. Our esteemed setter has given us another not too difficult fun puzzle that all went in smoothly for me Continue reading “DT 29985”

DT 29979

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29979
Hints and tips by Miffypops
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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 29973

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29973
Hints and tips by StephenL
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Good morning everyone from South Devon. After last Thursday’s appearance of Mr T, I wasn’t expecting to see him gracing our “pages” today but there’s no doubt that this is one of his. Continue reading “DT 29973”

DT 29961

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29961
Hints and tips by Stephen L
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Good morning everyone from the South Devon coast.
After last fortnight’s minor “tremor” when we had a different setter it appears normal service has been resumed with, I’m pretty sure, the return of Mr T who has given us a fun puzzle with one or two real smile inducing clues. Continue reading “DT 29961”

DT 29955

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29955

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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Beaver Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ****

Let’s play guess the setter. It is one of your favourites and definitely not RayT or Giovanni

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought.

Across

1a Disagree having fewer commitments is example to follow (6,6)
OBJECT LESSON: Begin with a verb meaning to voice disagreement.… Continue reading

DT 29949

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29949

Hints and tips by StephenL

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Good morning everyone from a sunny deepest Devon.
If, like me, you rose this morning bright eyed and bushy tailed and with a spring in your step anticipating your fortnightly challenge with Mr T then you’re going to be a bit disappointed as I’m pretty sure this is not his work. Continue reading “DT 29949”

DT 29943

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 29943
Hints and tips by Miffypops

I’m not here to be perfect. I’m here to be me
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Crisscross Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment *****

Good morning from our little barrel where the sun is shining brightly already. I think I am going to enjoy the day today.… Continue reading

Toughie 2821

Toughie No 2821 by Robyn
Hints and tips by StephenL

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

Hello everyone from a blue skies South Devon. Today I have the great pleasure of blogging a puzzle from Robyn for the first time. No Tuesday Floughie but all fairly and craftily clued as we’ve come to expect from this setter. Continue reading “Toughie 2821”