Category Archives: Tuesday

Currently Tuesday does not appear to have a regular setter, although Shamus usually features on alternate weeks. Until Autumn 2010 the other slot featured Ray T most of the time.

DT 28164

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28164

Hints and tips by Hanni

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Greetings from the wet/sunny/cold/muggy/hot/haily (it’s a word!) moors. Your usual Tuesday blogger is off on his holidays (with Mrs SL), somewhere or other. I think it involves a cottage, no internet and his car looking good, so I am in the chair.… Read More

DT 28158

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28158

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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Good morning from a dull, cold and windy Shropshire. I really enjoyed this puzzle today as it is full of clues that I enjoy solving and is definitely higher up in the difficulty level than the past few Tuesday’s.… Read More

DT 28152

DT Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28152

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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Good Morning from an extremely muggy Shropshire. Today’s puzzle appears to me to be somewhat of a curate’s egg. I enjoyed the solve, but having completed the review I’m now not so sure.… Read More

DT 28146

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28146

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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Good Morning everyone from a central area of Shropshire which can’t decide what season it wants to be in. Apologies for being AWOL last Tuesday but a funeral I was attending was unexpectedly brought forward so thanks to BD for standing in.… Read More

DT 28140

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28140

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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ShropshireLad has been called away at short notice today.

I thought this was a workmanlike puzzle with, for me, no stand-out clues.

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

DT 28134

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28134

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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Good morning everyone from a bright, sunny and hot Shropshire. I don’t think today’s puzzle will test the majority of you. It’s quite workmanlike with not a lot of sparkle – still, it’s way better than anything I could produce.… Read More

DT 28128

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28128

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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Good Morning from (at present) a bright and sunny Shropshire. Was it really a Bank Holiday yesterday? I only ask as we had no rain and I couldn’t for the life of me find the ‘Great Escape’ anywhere on the multitude of TV channels broadcast for our ‘enjoyment’.… Read More

DT 28122

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28122

Hints and tips by Shropshirelad

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Good morning from a beautiful and bright sunny day here in Shropshire. Today’s puzzle will not create a 23a amongst our crossword horses, but it does raise a smile or two.… Read More

DT 28116

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28116

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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Good Morning everyone from a dry and sunny Shropshire. I don’t think many of you will find today’s puzzle too demanding. There are quite a few different clue constructions for you to get your teeth into and a couple of ‘smile’ moments.… Read More

DT 28110

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28110

Hints and tips by ShropshireLad

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Good morning everyone from a very damp and dreary Shropshire – we had our Summer yesterday I believe. Anyway, I’m pretty sure that today’s Tuesday Teaser will bring a little bit of the sunshine back.… Read More