Category Archives: DT Cryptic Crosswords

Hints and tips for completing the regular Daily Telegraph Cryptic crosswords

DT 28035

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28035

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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

Good morning from South Staffs on a chilly, grey day.

All the usual Giovanni trademarks today, but nothing too difficult, so I finished only just into my ** time.… Read More

DT 28030

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28030

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty * Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 6th February 2016

The perfect crossword for a newcomer to the world of solving cryptic crosswords, although one has to feel sorry for the poor postman carrying all the competition entries into Telegraph Towers as the number of entries must have been 24a, as I wasn’t alone in finding this  one of the easiest Prize Puzzles ever.… Read More

DT 28034

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28034

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

Hola from the Vega Baja where we’re having an unseasonably warm spell and no sign of Imogen. It was 24C yesterday afternoon and the forecast is for it to be similar into next week.… Read More

DT 28033

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28033

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** – Enjoyment ***

 

Our long hot summer continues. Some parts of the country have had rain recently, some of it in areas that were quite severely drought affected, but we have missed it all and are having a procession of days with temperatures in the high twenties.… Read More

DT 28032

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28032

Hints and tips by Gazza

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

It’s a calm and tranquil morning in North Devon after the high winds that we had yesterday (during which my fence decided to go for a holiday into next door’s garden).… Read More

DT 28031

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28031

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

I found this to be slightly tougher than most weeks but entirely fair. A masterclass in setting from a man fast approaching his eighty-fourth birthday. Thank you Rufus

Today’s hints and tips have been created with love and care by Miffypops, a man who has no beginning to his talents.… Read More

DT 28029

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28029

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs, where it’s dry and breezy at the moment.

I raced through the top half of today’s Giovanni, but any thoughts of a record time were brought to a halt in the bottom half, where I took a while to get a foothold, and spent ages over 17d, my last one in.… Read More

DT 28028

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28028

Hints and tips by Miffypops

Bring back Kath

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

Good morning from the heart of Downtown LI. There are six pubs in Long Itchington. Visiting five of them the night before blogging a Ray T puzzle was not one of my best ideas but hey ho, here we go.… Read More

DT 28027

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28027

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** – Enjoyment ***

 

Our weather at the moment is hot, hot, hot. About 30C today which is quite exceptional for here and other parts of the country are expected to be even hotter.… Read More

DT 28026

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28026

Hints and tips by Gazza

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

It was lovely to see so many familiar and new faces at Little Venice on Saturday on what was a thoroughly enjoyable day.

We have another fairly straightforward Tuesday puzzle which is quite pleasant.… Read More