Author Archives: crypticsue

NTSPP – 267

NTSPP – 267

A Puzzle by Prolixic

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DT 27749

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27749

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 14th March 2015

A fairly average Saturday puzzle – but could our setter be a Jane Austen fan??

 

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DT 27743

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27743

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 7th March 2015

I haven’t counted them but I did get the strong feeling while typing the explanations that there do seem to be a considerable number of charade-type clues in last Saturday’s Prize Puzzle.… Read More

ST 2785

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2785

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 1st March 2015

A rare post-Sunday lunch solve for me (I usually can’t wait that long for my Sunday puzzle treat) but I had the usual enjoyable time.… Read More

NTSPP – 265

NTSPP – 265

A Puzzle by Hieroglyph

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ST 2784

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2784

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

This puzzle was published on Sunday, 22nd February 2015

A Sunday morning treat full of double delights.

 

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NTSPP – 264

NTSPP – 264

Sing a Song of Sixpence by Radler

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MPP 033 – Review

Monthly Prize Puzzle – 033

February 2015

Mousetrap – A puzzle by Prolixic

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Prolixic returns to the MPP slot, this time with a puzzle that required you to have heard of the game Mousetrap.   People like me who had played the game were at a distinct advantage when finding the nine component parts of the game hidden in the solutions to the puzzle.… Read More

DT 27725

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27725

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty */**Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 14th February 2015

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DT 27719

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27719

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 7th February 2015

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