Category Archives: Saturday

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

DT 28761

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28761

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 9th June 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty ****Enjoyment **

I found this very tricky for an inside back pager, let alone a Saturday Prize Puzzle which people always assume will be on the straightforward side to attract more entries into the competition.… Read More

DT 28755

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28755

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 2nd June 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! I solved this on the fun-bus going to Epsom and promptly forgot about it!!

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DT 28749

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28749

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 26th May 2018

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

Standing in at the last minute for Gnomethang, I can’t remember an awful lot about solving this crossword but I do remember the earworm produced by 18a

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DT 28743

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28743

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 19th May 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

 

After the previous week’s particularly straightforward crossword, this one was definitely back in the new regime’s Trickier Saturday bracket.… Read More

DT 28737

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28737

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 12th May 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

As Big Dave said, a crossword able to be solved in the order the clues were presented.

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DT 28731

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28731

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 5th May 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Morning All! – This was a tad stiffer than last weeks and I quite enjoyed it.… Read More

DT 28725

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28725

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 28th April 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

Morning All! – The usual Saturday fare but I didn’t much like the two homophones that are not actually words (unless you subscribe to the Urban Dictionary for ‘cholar’… Read More

DT 28719

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28719

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 21st April 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

A strange solving experience – whether because the clues were quite wordy and very much crammed into the space left in the newspaper for them – or because quite a few of them weren’t as good as the rest, who knows?… Read More

DT 28713

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28713

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 14th April 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

I thought this was one of the best Saturday puzzles for some time, hence the award of 4* for enjoyment.… Read More

DT 28707

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28707

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 7th April 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! I quite enjoyed this one and found it just below a normal difficulty.… Read More