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 28285

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28285

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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Kia ora from Aotearoa. 
Here’s something for those who enjoy Googling places. Carol has just spent a few days on Matiu/Somes Island with a group of friends. This small island is right in the middle of Wellington harbour and has spent much of its history being a human or animal quarantine station and some as a war-time internment camp.… Read More

DT 28279

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28279

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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Kia ora from Aotearoa. 
The significant earthquake that we had about 10 days ago has probably disappeared from your news by now but is still very much occupying our attention here.… Read More

DT 28273

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28273

Hints and tips by a verbose Miffypops

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Good Morning from the beating heart of Downtown LI. The poppy capital of leafy Warwickshire. Unspoilt and unchallenged by earthquakes I was able to walk to the village pond this morning in an effort to emulate the normal Wednesday blogging style and discuss the ducks We have plenty of ducks but no ducklings.… Read More

DT 28267

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28267

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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Kia ora from Aotearoa. 
Our usual time for going for a walk is in the morning. Yesterday, because the weather was awful, we postponed it until the evening.… Read More

DT 28261

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28261

Hints and tips by KiwiColin

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Kia ora from Aotearoa. 
A solo flight today as Carol is once again away in Wellington leaving me to hold the fort. Now that the UK has done the clock changing thing our solving time has been moved again and it is now an early afternoon activity instead of a late morning one but we can cope with that.… Read More

DT 28255

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28255

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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Kia ora from Aotearoa. 
Since our last blog, crosswords have had to take more of a back seat as other activities have got in the way. A few months ago we had a couple of excursions to our son’s home for painting and paper-hanging duties.… Read More

DT 28249

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28249

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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Kia ora from Aotearoa. 
We have an overcast Wednesday here with a light drizzly rain to make everything damp and soggy. Just the weather to be sitting inside working on cryptic crosswords.… Read More

DT 28243

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28243

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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Kia ora from Aotearoa. 
We were wondering what to write about this week. The options were the things we spotted on our walk this morning such as the three new large families of ducklings, the pair of Kotuku or White Herons that appear to have become residents rather than occasional visitors, the flock of very hungry bedraggled Bar-tailed Godwits that have just arrived from their non-stop flight from Alaska, or even the unexpected spring shower that made us glad we had worn our raincoats.… Read More

DT 28237

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28237

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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Kia ora from Aotearoa. 
We have been living a rather nomadic existence lately with school holidays precipitating calls from Wellington for grandparents to do custodial duties. School resumes next week so things should be back to normal again then.… Read More

DT 28231

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28231

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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Kia ora from down-under. We are an hour later getting to grips with this puzzle. We put our clocks forward one hour last weekend. This means that it appears at noon for us now for a few weeks until UK clocks revert to GMT.… Read More