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.

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28195

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Recently we, like many of you we guess, have been rather absorbed in the goings-on in Rio. We have been noting how well Team GB has been doing and have even found ourselves cheering them on at times.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28189

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What are we going to talk about this week? The fresh snow, brought by the cold snap last weekend, that now blankets the hills to the east of us making them look like real moutains.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28183

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Today seems to be one of those days when everything happens at once. Arranging quotes to have double-glazing installed, getting a satellite dish installed, buying online some golf clubs for a friend and making pumpkin soup for visitors coming tomorrow all seem to be encroaching on blog writing time.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28177

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It is nice to be home again and back to our usual routine after a brief sojourn in the South Island. It is a good feeling to think,”Wednesday once more and another Jay puzzle to solve, blog and enjoy”. … Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28171

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Hello everyone. The 2Kiwis are busy this week so you’ll have to make do with me, I’m afraid. I thought this Jay crossword was quite difficult while I was doing it but looking at it again now I can’t quite see why – maybe my brain is just too hot to work properly.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28165

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Although you won’t notice when you read this as it will still be published on time, we are a few hours later working on the puzzle than usual.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28159

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Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa.
It is official Maori Language Week here in Aotearoa New Zealand so we thought it appropriate to once again greet you with a full formal greeting.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28153

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Since we wrote our last blog, news from your side of the world has dominated the media here. The football: our support is naturally with England where so many of our friends and connections are.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28147

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Kia ora once again from the other end of the planet. Our seasons are still behaving in a bizarre fashion. The shortest day of the year for us yet still warm enough to be out on the golf course in shirt-sleeves yesterday although the rain that has come in this morning will probably cool things a little.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28141

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At this time of the year a flock of Royal Spoonbills settles in the area of the estuary nearest to us. Over the last several days they have been joined by a couple of Kotuku or New Zealand White Herons.… Read More