Category Archives: Saturday

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

DT 28426

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28426

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 13th May

BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Morning All! This puzzle strayed into 2 star difficulty. I found it the usual standard of Saturday puzzle with a few easy hits and a few very nice clues.… Read More

DT 28420

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28408

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 29th April

BD Rating – Difficulty * Enjoyment ***

Another pleasant Saturday puzzle, which again didn’t take long to either solve or draft the review… Read More

DT 28414

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28408

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 29th April

BD Rating – Difficulty * Enjoyment ***

I found this fairly average, didn’t spot the typo in the 18d clue (corrected both on line and in this review) and for reasons I explain below, didn’t have any problem with 3d.… Read More

DT 28408

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28408

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 22nd April

BD Rating – Difficulty ** Enjoyment ***

Morning All! – This one had a lot of anagrams that I looked at and wrote in (I tend to spot them quite well!) thus resulting in a time just in to the 2 start slot.… Read More

DT 28402

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28402

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 15th April

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

Another fairly typical Saturday Prize Puzzle… Read More

DT 28396

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28396

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 8th April

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

An enjoyable start to my Saturday crossword solving.   Lots to enjoy, including some nice wordplay and one of my favourite words too!… Read More

DT 28390

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28390

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 1st April

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment **

I solved this crossword while having a cup of tea after the weekly shop, then went and helped Mr CS with some (ongoing and seemingly endless) tree surgery, had lunch, solved three more puzzles, more tree surgery, drafted the NTSPP review and then turned back to this puzzle.  … Read More

DT28384

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28384

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 25th March

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! Lots of dropping the last letter clues today!… Read More

DT28378

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28378

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 18th March

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! This was pretty standard fare for a Saturday Prize Puzzle. No complaints here.… Read More

DT 28372

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28372

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on Saturday 11th March

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Very straightforward – I quite liked 2d when the penny dropped as to how it worked but I appear to be alone, although I do wonder whether people were biased against the footballer in question or the wordplay of the clue? … Read More