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ST 2947

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2947

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 15th April 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Another great Sunday crossword. I gave ** to 23a and 1* to 15a. I could only award 4* for enjoyment as yet again, probably only noticed by someone typing the review, there’s a whole lot of ‘inserting’ going on.… Read More

DT 28713

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28713

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 14th April 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

I thought this was one of the best Saturday puzzles for some time, hence the award of 4* for enjoyment.… Read More

NTSPP – 427

NTSPP – 427

A Puzzle by Prolixic

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NTSPP – 426

NTSPP – 426

Primes by Chalicea

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DT 28701

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28701

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 31st March 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Lots of insertions and anagrams in this week’s Saturday Prize Puzzle, which falls to me to review as my lucky fellow weekend blogger has been spending a week in the Spanish sun.… Read More

ST 2944

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2944

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 25th March 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment *****

Another Sunday puzzle to make you really pleased you’re the one who is going to do the review.  As has become usual for a Sunday, there is quite a lot of inserting going on again this time

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NTSPP – 425

NTSPP – 425

A Puzzle by Snape

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DT 28695

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28695

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 24th March 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Not often on a Saturday that it helped to ‘start with the Downs’ but that was my experience with this particular crossword

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ST 2943

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2943

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 18th March 2018

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

Virgilius in really devious mode – but the usual high level of entertainment. My favourite was 25a but I have a long list of also-rans which were so nearly chosen for the honour

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NTSPP – 424

NTSPP – 424

If I had all the money I’d spent on drink … by Encota

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