Category Archives: Crosswords

Hints and tips for completing Daily Telegraph Cryptic crosswords

DT 28153

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28153

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

Since we wrote our last blog, news from your side of the world has dominated the media here. The football: our support is naturally with England where so many of our friends and connections are.… Read More

Toughie 1628

Toughie 1628 by Warbler

Hints and tips by Kitty

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

 

Hello everybody, and welcome.  Today is an excellent day to join the Tuesday Toughie club.  We have a friendly puzzle which could have flown over from the back page, brought to us on the wings of a cryptic warbler.… Read More

DT 28152

DT Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28152

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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

Good Morning from an extremely muggy Shropshire. Today’s puzzle appears to me to be somewhat of a curate’s egg. I enjoyed the solve, but having completed the review I’m now not so sure.… Read More

DT 28151

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28151

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ****

Good morning. The turfing team are busy laying turf in our bar ready for Wimbledon Fortnight.

Stuart Lancaster’s men have proven themselves in Australia under Eddie Jones.

I cannot understand how the England football team will manage to win any games without scoring any goals.… Read More

Rookie Corner – 116

GoT by Sprocker

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ST 2854 (Hints)

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2854 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, a number of the more difficult clues have been selected and hints provided for them.

Don’t forget that you can give your assessment of the puzzle.… Read More

NTSPP – 333

NTSPP – 333

A Puzzle by Alchemi

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DT 28150 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28150 (Hints)

Big Dave’s Saturday Crossword Club

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.… Read More

Toughie 1627

Toughie No 1627 by Notabilis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

This took me into 5* time, but was nowhere near as time-consuming as last week’s proXimal. A very enjoyable puzzle from Notabilis despite what appears to be a small error.… Read More

DT 28149

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28149

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Bonjour from La Grande Sologne at Nouan le Fuzelier in Central France, where after two days of 30° temperatures we have a rainy morning with the threat of thunderstorms later.… Read More