Category Archives: Saturday

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

DT 27731

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27731

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 21st February 2015

Morning All!. I found this puzzle contained some annoying clues until I realised that I had solved them without understanding them and as such the fault was mine. Hats off to the setter for that!… Read More

DT 27725

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27725

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty */**Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 14th February 2015

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DT 27719

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27719

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 7th February 2015

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DT 27713

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27713

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 31st January 2015

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DT 27707

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27707

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 24th January 2015

Morning All! A few head scratch moments here and a couple of pretty fairly weak cryptic or double definitions (as far as I was concerened).… Read More

DT 27701

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27701

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 17th January 2015

An improvement to recent Saturday prize puzzles –  an enjoyable solve with a couple of clues needing extra thought  – I actually circled three clues I ‘liked’ which is a rare event for a back page puzzle.  … Read More

DT 27695

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27695

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **  Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 10th January 2015

A fairly average Saturday puzzle… Read More

DT 27689

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27689

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***  Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 3rd January 2015

This prize crossword appeared in the paper at the end of a strange week when the Telegraph back page puzzles were, for me and quite a few other solvers anyway, relatively trickier than ‘normal’.   … Read More

DT 27683

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27683

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 27th  December 2014

Another straightforward puzzle with quite a few cryptic definitions.… Read More

DT 27678

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27678

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 20th  December 2014

I was in a minority of people who found solving this puzzle a doddle on the day which suited me as I had a lot of other pre-Christmassy stuff to do. It was nice and easy to explain for reviewing purposes too.… Read More