Category Archives: DT Cryptic Crosswords

Hints and tips for completing the regular Daily Telegraph Cryptic crosswords

DT 28722

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28722

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

Today is Anzac Day in our part of the world. It is the equivalent of what most of you would understand as Remembrance Day.… Read More

DT 28721

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28721

Hints and tips by Mr K

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

 

Hello everyone.  I found this offering meatier than last week's puzzle, with some nice dollops of originality sprinkled throughout the clues.  Just right for a Tuesday, I'd say.

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DT 28720

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28720

Hints and tips by a messy Miffypops

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Today we have a cracking puzzle from Chris Lancaster. Not as stinky as last week. The user friendly grid led to some answers (9d for example) becoming obvious from the checkers.… Read More

DT 28718

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28718

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs, where we have a misty start to the day.

I shall start with a moan about the incompetence of those who ‘maintain’ the Telegraph Puzzles site.… Read More

DT 28713

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28713

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 14th April 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

I thought this was one of the best Saturday puzzles for some time, hence the award of 4* for enjoyment.… Read More

DT 28717

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28717

Hints and tips by pommers

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Hola from the Vega Baja and welcome to a non-RayThursday.  I don’t know who the setter is but there are some clever bits of wordplay here and some very original anagram indicators. … Read More

DT 28716

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28716

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ****

Kia ora from Aotearoa.

At the usual time we logged in to the Telegraph site and happily printed off the puzzles. It only took a few seconds to realise that we had seen all these clues before.… Read More

DT 28715

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28715

Hints and tips by Mr K

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BD Rating  -  Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

 

Hello, everyone, and welcome to a solid Tuesday puzzle.  It's a crossword that disguises mostly straightforward wordplay with some very smooth and amusing surface readings.  Recommended.

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DT 28714

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28714

Hints and tips by a gin sozzled MP

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Good Morning from The Dunkenhalgh Hotel, our home for three nights as we enjoy the delights that Oswaldtwistle, Accrington and Barrow -in-Furness have to offer.… Read More

DT 28712

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28712

Hints and tips by Deep Threat

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Good morning from South Staffs on yet another filthy wet day.

This puzzle took me a little longer than usual, principally because there are some clues which appear to me to be inaccurate – which is most unlike our usual Friday setter.… Read More