Category Archives: Saturday

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

DT 27779

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27779

A full review by gnomethang

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

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 18th April 2015

Morning All! There were some very nice surface readings in this puzzle. It would have needed to be harder for me to add another enjoyment star but while it lasted it was fun!… Read More

DT 27773

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27773

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 11th April 2015

One of those puzzles that seemed to take longer than it actually did to solve.  I’ll forgive the number of instances of ‘take a letter off’ clues as the anagram indicators are splendidly original this week.  … Read More

DT 27767

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27767

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 4th April 2015

A couple to make you think, but apart from that, fairy standard Saturday fare.   I have my suspicions as to the setter, but I won’t say anything in case I am wrong again!… Read More

DT 27761

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27761

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 28th March 2015

A fairly average Saturday puzzle as far as I can recall – the main source of comments being the problems people had with16a.… Read More

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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