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 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

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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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

DT 28159

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

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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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

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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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

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28135

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Greetings once again from Aotearoa, Land of the Long White Cloud. The fine frosty weather that we spoke of last week is still with us and much appreciated.… Read More

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Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28129

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Early this morning, before we could go out in the car, we had to melt the ice on the windscreen. Guess this means we have had our first (albeit light) frost of the winter.… Read More

DT 28123

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28123

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All the talk about the goings on at The George have been reminding us of the great time we had exactly a year ago when we, quite by chance, were able to be at the event and meet so many of you.… Read More

DT 28117

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 28117

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We are having a procession of squally, thundery showers passing over us today. Much more like the sort of weather we should expect at this time of the year.… Read More