Category Archives: DT Cryptic Crosswords

Hints and tips for completing the regular Daily Telegraph Cryptic crosswords

DT 28202

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28202

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **Enjoyment **

Hello everyone. I’m not going to make any wild guesses about who set today’s crossword – it’s definitely not Ray T. I thought it lacked oomph and felt as if all its get up and go had got up and gone but that may be just a reflection of how I feel today – anyway, I’ve never even tried to set a crossword.… Read More

DT 28201

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28201

Hints and tips by KiwiColin

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

 

One member of our team is away in the capital meeting up with a friend of many years so it is a solo flight for KiwiColin today. After a run of clear sunny days, that gave some of our family fantastic skiing conditions last weekend, it has turned colder again.  … Read More

DT 28200

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28200

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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

Good morning everyone from a bright and sunny day in my part of Shropshire. Not exactly a R&W but not far off it. I actually quite enjoyed it, but after doing the review I’ve knocked half a star off due the ‘bittiness’ of it all (take the ‘a’ …… abbreviation….etc).… Read More

DT 28199

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28199

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating. (Nowt to do with MP) – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

To all Olympians, a heartfelt round of applause. To all who helped them along the way, another heartfelt round of applause. Roll on Tokyo.… Read More

DT 28197

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28197

At Sixes and Nines!

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Greetings from Warrington! Myself and the lovely Crypticsue have popped in to cover the Friday slots while certain people are sunning themselves / facing court appearances / taking tea with the Queen (delete as appropriate).… Read More

DT 28192

Daily Telegraph No 28192

A full review by crypticsue

This puzzle was published on 13th August 2016

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

Saturday puzzles do seem to be getting a little bit trickier these days – well I found this one put up more than a fight than some.… Read More

DT 28196

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28196

Hints and tips by Falcon

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Greetings from Ottawa where we have been — according to one’s outlook — either enjoying or suffering through a hot, dry, sunny summer. I place myself firmly in the former camp.… Read More

DT 28195

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28195

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

 

Recently we, like many of you we guess, have been rather absorbed in the goings-on in Rio. We have been noting how well Team GB has been doing and have even found ourselves cheering them on at times.… Read More

DT 28194

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28194

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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Good Morning from what is starting to be a bit of a hot day here in Shropshire. Nothing in the puzzle today that will send the horses galloping off to the hills but still quite enjoyable (apart from a couple of clues).… Read More

DT 28193

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28193

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Today’s hints and tips have been prepared from a seated position inspired by Great Britain’s Olympians. The British are a nation who excel when seated. Just look at the medals we have amassed from a seated position in Rio De Janerio.… Read More