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ST 2907

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2907

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 9thd July

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Thank you to Virgilius for another fine Sunday puzzle, my favourite clue was 13a

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought. … Read More

NTSPP – 387

NTSPP – 387

Puzzle for Macclesfield S&B  by Dutch

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DT 28468

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28462

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 1st July

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This Saturday puzzle didn’t take long to solve or draft the review, but I wonder whether people who weren’t looking at the clues as carefully as I was would notice the number of times in a row that particular types of clue were used.… Read More

NTSPP – 386

NTSPP – 386

A Puzzle by Prolixic

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DT 28462

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28462

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 24th June

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment **

Solved late in the day to the accompaniment of Alfie showing his Grandpa the best way to do jigsaw puzzles.… Read More

ST 2904

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2904

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 18th June

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

A nice crossword for a sweltering day – my favourite is 2d… Read More

ST 2903

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2903

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Sunday 11th June

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

Another splendid Sunday crossword – I’ll pick the double lurker 15a as my Across favourite and 8d as my Down favourite… Read More

MPP – 061 (Review)

Monthly Prize Puzzle – 061

June 2017

The Birthday Blog Puzzle by Omnia

 

 

 

At the blog’s birthday bash, Tilsit asked the attendees to provide clues for a puzzle he had specially created.   It took a while, with further requests for clue writing sent out, but eventually the crossword was published as the June 2017 MPP. 

The instructions told us that ‘a number of answers are regularly featured in 1 across.… Read More

NTSPP – 384

NTSPP – 384

A Puzzle by Radler

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DT 28450

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28450

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 10th June

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Thank you to Mister Ron for this Saturday prize puzzle. Sorry I can’t remember more about it but I wasn’t expecting to blog it!.… Read More