Category Archives: Saturday

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

DT28144

Daily Telegraph No 28144

A full review by gnomethang

This puzzle was published on 18th June 2016

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** – Enjoyment ***

 Morning All! REviewing this I found a fair bit of formula about the clues but there are a couple of gems in there as well.… Read More

DT28138

Daily Telegraph No 28138

A full review by gnomethang

This puzzle was published on 11th June 2016

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** – Enjoyment ***

 Morning All! I found this a reasonably solid puzzle with some good looking clues

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought.… Read More

DT28132

Daily Telegraph No 28132

A full review by Crypticsue

This puzzle was published on 4 June 2016

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

 Another Saturday Prize Puzzle that didn’t take long to solve, although there were a couple of clues where I thought ‘I wonder what Brian will think of that’ and some interesting insertion indicators.… Read More

DT 28126

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28126

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 28th May 2016

I took a bit longer over this one but can’t particularly see why now I’m typing the review.   I didn’t notice that it was a pangram until quite far along  in the solving process which might have something to do with it.    Read More

DT 28120

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28120

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 21st May 2016

Morning All! I solved this last night having been up at the Rugby League Magic Weekend in Newcastle last weekend.… Read More

DT 28114

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28114

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 14th May 2016

Morning All! Thanks to crypticsue for all the help recently – I have had issues multiple. This was another in a line of extremely easy prize puzles that have not yielded much fun.… Read More

DT 28108

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28108

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 7th May 2016

For once the backpage crossword actually appeared on the back of the paper last Saturday.  I found it an interesting mix of the old friend, the ‘I wonder what our overseas solvers will make of this one?’ and a grid in which even I, a long-standing non-noticer of grids,  couldn’t fail to spot the double unches. … Read More

DT 28102

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28102

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 30th April 2016

I’d say this slightly trickier than usual  Saturday puzzle was a Mysteron production .   There appeared to be quite a bit of two of the same clue type in a row and a mistake in 17d.… Read More

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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