Author Archives: crypticsue

ST 2844

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2844

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 17th April 2016

Lovely stuff as we have come to expect on Sundays.   A particular well-hidden lurker and some triple definitions added to the fun.  … Read More

DT 28090

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28090

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 16th April 2016

Apparently this crossword didn’t take me long to solve.   Bashing out a quick review has revealed that there seems to be an awful  lot of inserting something into something else

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NTSPP – 324

NTSPP – 324

“Ale Here” by Elgar

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NTSPP – 323

NTSPP – 323

A Puzzle by Phibs

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DT 28084

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28084

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 9th April 2016

It is really difficult to find something new and original to say about a Saturday Prize Puzzle as most weeks they are exactly what is required to encourage both  new solvers and hopeful long-time entrants in the competition to win a Daily Telegraph pen.  … Read More

NTSPP – 322

NTSPP – 322

A Puzzle by Radler

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DT 28078

Dailay Telegraph Cryptic No 28078

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 2nd April 2016

A fairly typical Saturday puzzle to encourage both newcomers to the world of cryptic crosswords and those trying to win a Daily Telegraph pen.… Read More

ST 2841

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2841

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 27th March 2016

The highlight of the solving week  – lots of clues with * by them but top of the  leader board for me just has to be 17a.… Read More

NTSPP – 321

NTSPP – 321

Font by Vigo

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ST 2840

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2840

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 20th March 2016

Another lovely Sunday puzzle – lots of lurkers and other trademark clues – but my favourite is 24d… Read More