Category Archives: Wednesday

Since the beginning of 2010, Wednesday’s regular setter is Jeremy Mutch who has visited the blog as Jay. During 2009, Jay set almost all the Thursday puzzles.

DT 28033

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28033

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Our long hot summer continues. Some parts of the country have had rain recently, some of it in areas that were quite severely drought affected, but we have missed it all and are having a procession of days with temperatures in the high twenties.… Read More

DT 28027

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28027

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Our weather at the moment is hot, hot, hot. About 30C today which is quite exceptional for here and other parts of the country are expected to be even hotter.… Read More

DT 28021

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28021

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As we are writing this, our guests to whom we said farewell a few hours ago, will be on the ferry crossing Cook Strait and threading their way through the labyrinthine passages of the Marlborough Sounds to the South Island.… Read More

DT 28015

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28015

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We are now at the stage of ‘counting the number of sleeps’ until our visitors from Oxford arrive. We have prepared a list of those people who have been breaking the rules about multiple favourites to be handed to Kath for action.… Read More

DT 28009

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28009

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Last week we were away in the ‘bush’ with family, this week we have our three eldest grandchildren staying with us, Alice 12, Ollie 14 and Freddy 15.… Read More

DT 28003

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28003

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By the time this gets published on line we will be miles away in a tramping hut by the Orogorongo River in Rimutaka Forest Park. We will be at Turere Lodge with our two sons and four of our grandkids.… Read More

DT 27997

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27997

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Our thoughts go out to all of you who are affected by the weather conditions that are making the news here. Meanwhile, since before Christmas, we have been having gloriously fine summer weather.… Read More

DT 27992

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27992

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Our Pohutukawa trees, that we featured at this time last year, are just starting to take on their crimson mantle once again. A reminder to us that it is time to wish Jay, plus all the other setters, Big Dave and our team of fellow bloggers, and all the hordes of commenters who make this site such a wonderful community, A Very Merry Christmas.… Read More

DT 27986

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27986

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New Zealand’s native flax plants grow very well and abundantly in the area where we live. At this time of the year they put forth spectacular flower shoots that grow to a height of 3 metres or more.… Read More

DT 27980

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27980

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Summer really feels to have kicked in here. Today is a clear blue sky day with just a gentle breeze. Perfect early summer weather which we are enjoying.… Read More