Category Archives: DT Cryptic Crosswords

Hints and tips for completing the regular Daily Telegraph Cryptic crosswords

DT 27780

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27780

Hints and tips by Kitty & Miffypops

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Hello from sunny Surrey where a bleary-eyed Kitty has endeavoured to provide you with some across hints before sending you a little way northwards and leaving you to the tender mercies of Miffypops.… Read More

DT 27778

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27778

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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Good morning from the Caravan Club site at Castleton in the Peak District, where we’re spending a few days.

I found today’s Giovanni quite tricky – well into *** time – though, like last week, I couldn’t really see what had held me up once the answers had emerged.… Read More

DT 27773

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27773

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday, 11th April 2015

One of those puzzles that seemed to take longer than it actually did to solve.  I’ll forgive the number of instances of ‘take a letter off’ clues as the anagram indicators are splendidly original this week.  … Read More

DT 27777

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27777

Hints and tips by Kath

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Good morning and welcome to a lovely sunny Ray T crossword Thursday morning. We’ve had to wait several weeks for one of his – four I think, unless I can’t count any more – but I think it was well worth the wait.… Read More

DT 27776

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27776

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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Winter has arrived here with attitude. A cold southerly front moved up over the country a couple of days ago bringing wide-spread snow in the South Island and even snow on the hills to the east of us.… Read More

DT 27775

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27775

Hints and tips by Gazza

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I thought that this was a fairly typical Tuesday puzzle with nothing too tricky or too exciting. Do let us have your verdict.

If you click on any of the areas showing ‘Click here!’ you’ll see the actual answer so only do that as a last resort.… Read More

DT 27774

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27774

Hints and tips by Miffypops & Kitty

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Half of today’s review team is suffering aches and pains all over after a http://goape.co.uk/days-out/cannock day on Saturday. He should know better at his age but will not be told.… Read More

DT 27772

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27772

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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Good morning from South Staffs on a beautiful sunny morning which is forecast to lead to the warmest day of the year so far.

We have a pangram from Giovanni today, which I found quite tricky – well into *** time, with 22d last in.… Read More

DT 27767

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27767

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday, 4th April 2015

A couple to make you think, but apart from that, fairy standard Saturday fare.   I have my suspicions as to the setter, but I won’t say anything in case I am wrong again!… Read More

DT 27771

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27771

Hints and tips by pommers

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Hola from the Vega Baja where winter seems to have returned. Cold and raining this morning.  Perhaps it’s just me but I’m not sure what to make of this one.… Read More