Category Archives: DT Cryptic Crosswords

Hints and tips for completing the regular Daily Telegraph Cryptic crosswords

DT 28227

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28227

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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Good morning from South Staffs on a sunny September day.

Not too much piety from Giovanni this morning, but the usual requirements for some General Knowledge – and a novel (to me, anyway) clue construction at 13a.… Read More

DT 28222

Daily Telegraph No 28222

A full review by crypticsue

This puzzle was published on 17th September 2016

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A Saturday puzzle which didn’t take long either to solve or type the review.… Read More

DT 28226

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28226

Hints and tips by Falcon

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Greetings from Ottawa where summer has been hanging around until the last possible moment — but it seems that it will make its exit both officially and in practice today.… Read More

DT 28225

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28225

Hints and tips by KiwiColin

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Kia ora from down-under. Last week we talked about viewing a distant mountain. Today’s story is a complete contrast. We were away last weekend at Ohakune with family who had hired a house so they could go skiing again on Mt Ruapehu.… Read More

DT 28224

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28224

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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Good Morning to you all from a drab and dreary Shropshire. Our Tuesday Mr Ron has presented us with a relatively benign puzzle but it does have its trickier moments.… Read More

DT 28223

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28223

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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Saint Sharon and I are home now in the heart of Downtown LI. Our trip to Scotland is in the past but we are looking forward to returning next year.… Read More

DT 28221

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28221

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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Good morning from South Staffs on a damp,grey morning – though we seem to have escaped the storms that have been reported in parts of the country.… Read More

DT 28216

Daily Telegraph No 28215

A full review by gnomethang

This puzzle was published on 10th September 2016

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

Morning All! There were about three clues that really held me up at the end but on the whole a slightly sterner test than a lot of Saturday puzzles.… Read More

Toughie 1674

Toughie No 1674 by Shamus

Hints and tips by Bufo

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This was an enjoyable puzzle with some nice touches and I completed it without any real difficulty. The four 15-letter answers were a big help and I admit that I wouldn’t have bothered to work out their parsing had I not had a blog to write.… Read More

DT 28220

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28220

Hints and tips by pommers

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Hola from the Vega Baja where it looks like autumn is arriving as there was a distinct chill in the air this morning. I’m pretty sure that this is a RayT as it’s all short clues and it has three lurkers and a first letters clue.… Read More