Category Archives: DT Cryptic Crosswords

Hints and tips for completing the regular Daily Telegraph Cryptic crosswords

DT 28463

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28463

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD’s Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Unusually for Rufus there is only one full and two partial anagrams today. The rest of the clues are typically Rufusish. Nothing should give too much trouble and there is plenty to smile about.… Read More

DT 28461

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28461

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hello from a rather warm Los Alcázares.  Actually I say it’s rather warm, which it is, but the UK seems to have been a degree or two hotter than here for the last few days.… Read More

DT 28456

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28456

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 17th June

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! I found this a fairly standard puzzle for a Saturday with a few enjoyable clues.… Read More

DT 28460

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28460

Hints and tips by Falcon

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

Greetings from Ottawa where preparations are in full swing for our 150th birthday party on July 1.

Having been travelling for much of the last month — two weeks in Northern Ireland and northern Ireland followed by a visit with relatives upon my return to Canada, this is the first puzzle that I have solved in quite some time (and the rust is clearly evident).… Read More

DT 28459

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28459

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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

[Sorry for the delay, but ShropshireLad’s review took over an hour to arrive – probably because of problems with my laptop. BD]

Good Morning everyone. Today’s puzzle is exactly what you would expect from Jay – no too hard and fun to complete.… Read More

DT 28458

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28458

Hints and tips by Mr Kitty

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

 

Hello everyone, and welcome to another Tuesday blog.  I enjoyed this puzzle.  Initially it made me worried because no answers leapt out at me in the first few rows, but that concern was soon relieved by the healthy dose of anagrams encountered in the middle sector, and then it was banished by meeting several usual suspects in the nether regions. … Read More

DT 28457

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28457

Hints and tips by a sunburnt Miffypops

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BD’s Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Phew. What a scorcher. It’s 25 degrees already as recorded by The Heart of Downtown L. I. Weather Station. Long may it continue. As for today’s puzzle.… Read More

DT 28455

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28455

Hints and tips by Senf

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

A very good Friday morning from Winnipeg.  My second of two turns substituting for the resting and relaxing Deep Threat.  I think that pommers picks up the reins again next week.… Read More

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

DT 28454

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28454

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Hola from a warm and sunny Los Alcazáres and welcome to what I’m pretty sure is a RayThursday.  All the signs are there, short clues, initial letters clue, a lurker, a reversed lurker, stretched synonyms and Her Majesty making an appearance but somehow it seemed to lack the usual sparkle so perhaps it’s merely an imitation. … Read More