Category Archives: Saturday

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

DT 28222

Daily Telegraph No 28222

A full review by crypticsue

This puzzle was published on 17th September 2016

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

A Saturday puzzle which didn’t take long either to solve or type the review.… Read More

DT 28216

Daily Telegraph No 28215

A full review by gnomethang

This puzzle was published on 10th September 2016

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

Morning All! There were about three clues that really held me up at the end but on the whole a slightly sterner test than a lot of Saturday puzzles.… Read More

DT 28210

Daily Telegraph No 28210

A full review by gnomethang

This puzzle was published on 3rd September 2016

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

Morning All! This was tricky in places for me but I struggled through and then wondered what the fuss was all about.… Read More

DT 28204

Daily Telegraph No 28204

A full review by crypticsue

This puzzle was published on 27th August 2016

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

I think it was the abundance of ten letter words that made solving this puzzle take longer than usual, although with the addition of some ‘old friends’ and some very obvious wordplay for other clues, I should probably have finished it off sooner than I did.… Read More

DT 28198

Daily Telegraph No 28198

A full review by crypticsue

This puzzle was published on 20th August 2016

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BD Rating – Difficulty **- Enjoyment ***

Another Saturday, another fairly straightforward crossword – although I have to say that hoping it was going to be a pangram did help with solving my last one, 20a, as I’d never heard of this type of cover.… Read More

DT 28192

Daily Telegraph No 28192

A full review by crypticsue

This puzzle was published on 13th August 2016

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

Saturday puzzles do seem to be getting a little bit trickier these days – well I found this one put up more than a fight than some.… Read More

DT 28186

Daily Telegraph No 28186

A full review by gnomethang

This puzzle was published on 6th August 2016

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BD Rating – Difficulty **- Enjoyment ***

Morning All! – A two star difficulty puzzle that was quite enjoyable. Back with the Downs later on this morning!

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DT 28180

Daily Telegraph No 28180

A full review by crypticsue

This puzzle was published on 30th July 2016

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BD Rating – Difficulty **- Enjoyment ***

I found this a smidge trickier than the usual Saturday offering.

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DT 28174

Daily Telegraph No 28174

A full review by crypticsue

This puzzle was published on 23rd July 2016

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BD Rating – Difficulty *- Enjoyment ***

A perfect Saturday puzzle for a lovely hot summer’s day when there were so many other things calling for my attention, not least the garden swing seat!.… Read More

DT 28168

Daily Telegraph No 28168

A full review by gnomethang

This puzzle was published on 16th July 2016

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

 

Another typical Saturday puzzle, the only controversy being the spelling of the jet-setter in 7d.… Read More