Category Archives: Saturday

Saturday’s puzzles alternate between Peter Chamberlain, who is also known as Cephas, and another setter

DT 27755

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27755

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 21st March 2015

Morning All! There were some fun clues that tripped me up on the day but I found this a fine solve.… Read More

DT 27749

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27749

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 14th March 2015

A fairly average Saturday puzzle – but could our setter be a Jane Austen fan??

 

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

DT 27743

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27743

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 7th March 2015

I haven’t counted them but I did get the strong feeling while typing the explanations that there do seem to be a considerable number of charade-type clues in last Saturday’s Prize Puzzle.… Read More

DT 27737

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27737

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 28th February 2015

Morning All!. There were a few good misdirections in the surface readings of these clues. Overall an enjoyable solve.… Read More

DT 27731

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27731

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 21st February 2015

Morning All!. I found this puzzle contained some annoying clues until I realised that I had solved them without understanding them and as such the fault was mine.… Read More

DT 27725

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27725

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty */**Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 14th February 2015

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DT 27719

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27719

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 7th February 2015

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DT 27713

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27713

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 31st January 2015

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DT 27707

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27707

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 24th January 2015

Morning All! A few head scratch moments here and a couple of pretty fairly weak cryptic or double definitions (as far as I was concerened).… Read More

DT 27701

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27701

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 17th January 2015

An improvement to recent Saturday prize puzzles –  an enjoyable solve with a couple of clues needing extra thought  – I actually circled three clues I ‘liked’ which is a rare event for a back page puzzle.  … Read More