Category Archives: DT Cryptic Crosswords

Hints and tips for completing the regular Daily Telegraph Cryptic crosswords

DT 28149

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28149

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Bonjour from La Grande Sologne at Nouan le Fuzelier in Central France, where after two days of 30° temperatures we have a rainy morning with the threat of thunderstorms later.… Read More

DT28144

Daily Telegraph No 28144

A full review by gnomethang

This puzzle was published on 18th June 2016

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** – Enjoyment ***

 Morning All! REviewing this I found a fair bit of formula about the clues but there are a couple of gems in there as well.… Read More

DT 28148

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28148

Hints and tips by Falcon

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

Greetings from Ottawa, where the calendar says we are barely out of spring but the thermometer tells us we are in mid-summer.

I do wonder how much attention my review will get today as many of you have a very momentous decision to make.… Read More

DT 28147

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28147

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Kia ora once again from the other end of the planet. Our seasons are still behaving in a bizarre fashion. The shortest day of the year for us yet still warm enough to be out on the golf course in shirt-sleeves yesterday although the rain that has come in this morning will probably cool things a little.… Read More

DT 28146

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28146

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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Good Morning everyone from a central area of Shropshire which can’t decide what season it wants to be in. Apologies for being AWOL last Tuesday but a funeral I was attending was unexpectedly brought forward so thanks to BD for standing in.… Read More

DT 28145

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28145

Hints and tips by Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Today’s blog is dedicated to my good friends Jeff Vaughan Craig Tom and Jan who completed Wainwrights Coast to Coast walk yesterday. They did it for themselves but set up a just giving page to raise money for the Birmingham Eye Hospital which has been treating a lad called Saul who has had eye problems since having a brain tumour.… Read More

DT 28143

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28143

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Bonjour from Le Château de Boisson in the Cévennes, the latest stop on our trip round France. We’ve had plenty of Roman antiquities this week, with the aqueduct at the Pont du Gard, and the amphitheatre and Tour Magne at Nîmes.… Read More

DT28138

Daily Telegraph No 28138

A full review by gnomethang

This puzzle was published on 11th June 2016

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** – Enjoyment ***

 Morning All! I found this a reasonably solid puzzle with some good looking clues

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

DT 28142

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28142

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Hola from Los Alcázares to where I have retreated with a stidkig code id the dose. I recommend you avoid these hints like the plague because they are probably highly infectious. … Read More

DT 28141

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28141

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

At this time of the year a flock of Royal Spoonbills settles in the area of the estuary nearest to us. Over the last several days they have been joined by a couple of Kotuku or New Zealand White Herons.… Read More