Category Archives: Saturday

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

DT 28096

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28096

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 23rd April 2016

Morning All! Quite s straightforward solve but with some fun clues.… Read More

DT 28090

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28090

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 16th April 2016

Apparently this crossword didn’t take me long to solve.   Bashing out a quick review has revealed that there seems to be an awful  lot of inserting something into something else

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DT 28084

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28084

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 9th April 2016

It is really difficult to find something new and original to say about a Saturday Prize Puzzle as most weeks they are exactly what is required to encourage both  new solvers and hopeful long-time entrants in the competition to win a Daily Telegraph pen.  … Read More

DT 28078

Dailay Telegraph Cryptic No 28078

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 2nd April 2016

A fairly typical Saturday puzzle to encourage both newcomers to the world of cryptic crosswords and those trying to win a Daily Telegraph pen.… Read More

DT 28072

Dailay Telegraph Cryptic No 28072

A full review by gnomethang

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

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 26th March 2016

Morning All! This just about wandered into 3 star territory for me but there were some fine clues in my opinion.… Read More

DT 28066

Dailay Telegraph Cryptic No 28066

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 19th March 2016

Morning All! This was another quick solve. I found it fairly fun with a few easy clues to get people started.… Read More

DT 28060

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28060

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 12th March 2016

Apart from all the comments about 3d, this Saturday puzzle proved to be fairly average Saturday fare  – just a shame the clue types weren’t mixed up a bit – there’s an awful lot of ‘take a letter off’ in the Acrosses and several anagrams in a row in the Downs.… Read More

DT 28054

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28054

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 5th March 2016

A fairly typical Saturday puzzle.… Read More

DT 28048

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28048

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 27th February 2016

Morning All! This puzzle went in quite quickly – I also enjoyed it a deal with the setter’s usual apposite anagram indicators.… Read More

DT 28042

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28042

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 20th February 2016

Morning All! I found the last few clues in this quite tricky, with the dance and the dowry requiring electronic help.… Read More