Category Archives: DT Cryptic Crosswords

Hints and tips for completing the regular Daily Telegraph Cryptic crosswords

DT 28591

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28591

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

 

Kia ora from Aotearoa.                

Our spell of glorious weather continues. Calm clear sunny days which make our regular beach and estuary walks sheer delight.

This puzzle from Jay really had us working quite hard.… Read More

DT 28590

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28590

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  –  Difficulty ** –  Enjoyment ***

 

Hello, everyone.  I’m feeling somewhat rusty because in the last couple of weeks I’ve had almost no time for crosswords.  I was therefore relieved to find today’s puzzle less taxing than some recent Tuesday offerings.… Read More

DT 28589

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28589

Hints and tips by a terse Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Are you ready? Here we go then

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

DT 28587

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28587

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on a gloomy November day.

Though I solved today’s Giovanni in what is a record time for me, I was aided by one piece of good fortune, in that I had just watched a programme on BBC4 where members of the RSC were working on Ovid’s Metamorphoses as translated by Ted Hughes, and that gave me the answer to 17a straight away.… Read More

DT 28582

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28582

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 11th November 2017

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Cephas provided us with a nice straightforward crossword which turned out to be a pangram too.

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

DT 28586

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28586

Hints and tips by Falcon

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Greetings from Ottawa where we have been experiencing a rather lovely autumn although the forecast tells us that a bit of nasty weather is in the offing.

There is no doubt about the creator of this puzzle.… Read More

DT 28585

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28585

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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

 

Kia ora from Aotearoa.                
The seasons here changed while we were away in India. When we left everything was still very wet after an exceptionally damp winter. We came home to early summer conditions with some areas even looking quite dry.… Read More

DT 28584

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28584

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  –  Difficulty ** –  Enjoyment ***

 

Hello, everyone.  I found today’s puzzle easier going that the crosswords that we’ve faced on recent Tuesdays.  It was a most pleasant solve, due in part to several clues that had very smooth surface readings.… Read More

DT 28583

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28583

Hints and tips by Miffypops the Vanatic

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good Morning from the blissful heart of downtown LI where sensible people are slumbering peacefully. Your blogger as usual has woken early and found today’s newspaper ready to download and a fresh cryptic crossword puzzle awaiting completion.… Read More

DT 28581

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28581

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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Good morning from South Staffs on a grey and blustery day.

Once again I found nothing particularly difficult or obscure in today’s Giovanni, and fairly rattled through it.… Read More