Category Archives: DT Cryptic Crosswords

Hints and tips for completing the regular Daily Telegraph Cryptic crosswords

DT 28107

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28107

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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Good morning from South Staffs on a bright, sunny day.

In the end, today’s Giovanni yielded in fairly comfortable time, but at one stage I had the whole of the right-hand side filled in with nothing on the left.… Read More

DT 28102

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28102

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday, 30th April 2016

I’d say this slightly trickier than usual  Saturday puzzle was a Mysteron production .   There appeared to be quite a bit of two of the same clue type in a row and a mistake in 17d.… Read More

DT 28105

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28105

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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The Met Office tells us that we have just had an April that was warmer than usual but we have still lit our fire three times in the last week.… Read More

DT 28104

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28104

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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Good morning everyone from a bright sunny day in Shropshire, I do hope you are all well. Don’t really know what to make of today’s puzzle as there are (imho) a few too many clues that just don’t feel ‘right’.… Read More

DT 28103

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28103

Hints and tips by Myopic Miffypops and Harmonious Hanni

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A delightful little puzzle full of fun and mischief compiled by our resident Monday Maestro Rufus. Due to the demands of The Long Itchington Beer Festival Miffypops has enlisted help from Hanni who has provided the hints and tips for the down clues.… Read More

DT 28101

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28101

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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Good morning from South Staffs on a bright but very windy morning.

If you’ve come across some of the more obscure words used in today’s Giovanni you should find it straightforward.… Read More

DT 28096

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28096

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Saturday, 23rd April 2016

Morning All! Quite s straightforward solve but with some fun clues.… Read More

DT 28100

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28100

Hints and tips by Kath

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Hello everyone and welcome. This is a Ray T crossword and unless it’s because I’m out of practice having not done the hints for one of his for some time it’s quite a tricky one.… Read More

DT 28099

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28099

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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Just one Kiwi doing the honours this week. Carol is at home writing and I am with our son and family being a painter and paper-hanger on the huge alterations they are making to their home.… Read More

DT 28098

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28098

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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Good morning everyone from a sunny, no overcast, no sunny again (you get the drift) Shropshire. OK, hands up who knew it was going to be me from now on in the Tuesday back page blogging chair?… Read More