Category Archives: Saturday

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

DT 27839

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27839

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on 27th June 2015

The perfect crossword for a very busy day – I don’t think I noticed when I was solving but it becomes apparent when preparing the review that nine of the clues require the insertion of something into another word.… Read More

DT 27833

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27833

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

Morning All! Not much to write home about this week – I solved it so quickly that I didn’t really have time to enjoy it. The clues did seem quite pleasant when I wrote the review though.… Read More

DT 27827

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27827

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 13th June 2015

Morning All! I found this pretty straightforward but there was a lot of enjoyment, particularly in writing it up.… Read More

DT 27821

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27821

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 6th June 2015

As a fellow blogger, it is always interesting to look at Falcon’s National Post Cryptic Forum [use the Links tab above to take you to http://natpostcryptic.blogspot.co.uk/]  and see whether our views on particular crosswords coincide.  … Read More

DT 27815

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27815

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 30th May 2015

A straightforward Saturday offering – ideal for lovers of anagrams,  of which there are nine.… Read More

DT 27809

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27809

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 23rd May 2015

Morning All! Sorry for the short delay. I had a 06:30 start on site yesterday with a 90 mile round trip followed by a grim 190 mile drive to Droitwich from where we hit York tonight then Newcastle tomorrow for some Rugby League.… Read More

DT 27803

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27803

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 16th May 2015

Morning All! This one barely scraped into two star difficulty. I think I quite enjoyed it at the time!.… Read More

DT 27797

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27797

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 9th May 2015

I was hoping that my 400th post would coincide with the fifth anniversary of the email ‘conversation’ that Big Dave and I had on 21st May 2010, where we agreed that I didn’t really have time to be a blogger (!) or failing that,  on the fifth anniversary of my first review published on the 27th May 2010.  … Read More

DT 27791

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27791

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 2nd May 2015

I am confident that I can name the setter of this crossword as Cephas himself assured me when we met in Cambridge that this week would be his turn in the Saturday spot.  … Read More

DT 27785

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27785

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 25th April 2015

Morning All! THis was slightly trickier than the week before with a few clues that needed unravelling. Overall quite a good puzzle IMHO!.… Read More