Category Archives: DT Cryptic Crosswords

Hints and tips for completing the regular Daily Telegraph Cryptic crosswords

DT 28670

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28670

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on a cold and frosty morning.

Nothing too 14a from Giovanni this morning, with only a couple of clues which needed to be teased out, and not very much General Knowledge.… Read More

DT 28665

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28665

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 17th February 2018

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

I didn’t have any problems with the NW corner, unlike other solvers on the day, but it did take me a smidge longer than I’d have expected for a Saturday puzzle.… Read More

ST 2938

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2938

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 11th February 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Morning All! There are some wonderful clues in this!

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought. You can also add your assessment by selecting from one to five stars at the bottom of the post.… Read More

DT 28669

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28669

Hints and tips by Falcon

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

Greetings from Ottawa where the temperature is well above freezing, it has been raining, the snow is melting, and flooding is starting to be a concern in parts of the region.… Read More

DT 28668

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28668

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Last week we mentioned the cyclone Gita that was causing damage in Samoa and Tonga and could be coming our way. It did continue on its inverted “S” track down the Pacific until eventually reaching us in the last few days.… Read More

DT 28667

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28667

Hints and tips by Mr K

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

 

Hello, everyone.  Today's puzzle has quite an international flavour.  It takes us across Europe (where we exercise a few foreign words), through the Middle East, over to Canada and the US, then Down Under (where we catch up on the news), and finally back to a town in Berkshire.  Filling the grid today was not too bad, but parsing presented a few rewarding challenges.  In my book that's good for an extra enjoyment star.… Read More

DT 28666

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28666

Hints and tips by an elated Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Good day to one and all. Today we have a fine puzzle from The Daily Telegraph’s puzzles editor Chris Lancaster. All went in without too much trouble but I predict 6 across might cause some problems although the checking letters will make it obvious.… Read More

DT 28664

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28664

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs, where the day has started bright but frosty.

A little more ecclesiastical from Giovanni this morning, but nothing to frighten the horses too much.… Read More

DT 28659

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28659

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 10th February 2018

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

Morning All! I enjoyed this crossword and the solving time but it firmly in 3-star territory.

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought.… Read More

DT 28663

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28663

Hints and tips by Kath

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BD Rating — Difficulty **/***Enjoyment ****

Hello everyone. This isn’t a Ray T week so all of you who find him difficult can relax a bit. I’m not going to play ‘Spot the Setter’ because I really don’t have the first idea but if any of you would like to then please feel free.… Read More