Category Archives: Saturday

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

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

DT 27779

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27779

A full review by gnomethang

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

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 18th April 2015

Morning All! There were some very nice surface readings in this puzzle. It would have needed to be harder for me to add another enjoyment star but while it lasted it was fun!… Read More

DT 27773

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27773

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 11th April 2015

One of those puzzles that seemed to take longer than it actually did to solve.  I’ll forgive the number of instances of ‘take a letter off’ clues as the anagram indicators are splendidly original this week.  … Read More

DT 27767

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27767

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 4th April 2015

A couple to make you think, but apart from that, fairy standard Saturday fare.   I have my suspicions as to the setter, but I won’t say anything in case I am wrong again!… Read More

DT 27761

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27761

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 28th March 2015

A fairly average Saturday puzzle as far as I can recall – the main source of comments being the problems people had with16a.… Read More

DT 27755

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27755

A full review by gnomethang

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 21st March 2015

Morning All! There were some fun clues that tripped me up on the day but I found this a fine solve.… Read More

DT 27749

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27749

A full review by crypticsue

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

This puzzle was published on Saturday, 14th March 2015

A fairly average Saturday puzzle – but could our setter be a Jane Austen fan??

 

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