Category Archives: Saturday

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

DT 27863

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27863

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on 25th July 2015

An ‘entry level’ puzzle that pleased many on the day.… Read More

DT 27857

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27857

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment **

This puzzle was published on 18th July 2015

Morning All! There were a few clues that annoyed me whilst reviewing this puzzle (I left it unfinished on Saturday and came back to it on Thursday night) .… Read More

DT 27851

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27851

A full review by gnomethang

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

This puzzle was published on 11th July 2015

Morning All! I found this a pretty standard difficulty puzzle for Saturday just falling in the two star difficulty. There were plenty of easy clues to get you started and a few to make you think.… Read More

DT 27845

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27845

A full review by crypticsue

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

This puzzle was published on 4th July 2015

I expect only a few of the people who commented on Saturday will read this review to find out that I disagree with the majority of them because I thought it was a nice easy solve (it probably helps that I love words such as the commotion in 3d).… Read More

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