Category Archives: Saturday

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

DT 28665

 

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28665

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 17th February 2018

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

I didn’t have any problems with the NW corner, unlike other solvers on the day, but it did take me a smidge longer than I’d have expected for a Saturday puzzle.… Read More

ST 2938

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2938

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 11th February 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Morning All! There are some wonderful clues in this!

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought. You can also add your assessment by selecting from one to five stars at the bottom of the post.… Read More

DT 28659

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28659

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 10th February 2018

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

Morning All! I enjoyed this crossword and the solving time but it firmly in 3-star territory.

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

ST 2937

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2937

A full review by gnomesue

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This puzzle was published on 4th February 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ****

Morning All! Another fine puzzle to solve.

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought. You can also add your assessment by selecting from one to five stars at the bottom of the post.… Read More

DT 28653

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28653

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 3rd February 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

Morning All! A lot of charades today and a couple of very good cryptic/double definitions. The solving time took me into 3 star territory.… Read More

DT 28647

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28647

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 27th January 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

One of those crosswords where you wonder if you’d have taken less time solving it if you hadn’t been on a train with loads of Brazilian schoolchildren all talking as loudly as they could.… Read More

DT28641

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28641

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 20th January 2018

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

I wasn’t entirely sure what I thought about this particular Prize Puzzle, both after I’d solved it and drafted the review.… Read More

DT 28635

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28635

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 13th January 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! A pretty standard Saturday puzzle that I solved in about two star time. There were some divertingly constructed clues that were quite enjoyable to fathom even if the answer pretty much presented itself from the checking letters (although that might not reflect everybody’s solving experience!).… Read More

DT 28629

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28629

A full review by gnomethang

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This puzzle was published on 6th January 2018

BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Morning All! This had a couple of head-scratchers for me and the clue at 1d appears to be the wrong way round but otherwise quite straightforward.… Read More

DT 28623

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28623

A full review by crypticsue

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This puzzle was published on 30th December 2017

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

An enjoyable Saturday Prize Puzzle

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought. You can also add your assessment by selecting from one to five stars at the bottom of the post.… Read More