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 27549

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27549

Hints and tips by scchua

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

A 1.5-2* difficulty/3* enjoyment for me today. Thanks to Jay.

DT 27543

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27543

Hints and tips by scchua

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

An enjoyable quickie from Jay, with 1*/3* for difficulty/enjoyment. Thanks Jay.

DT 27537

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27537

Hints and tips by scchua

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

A 1-1.5* difficulty/3* enjoyment for me. Thanks to Jay.

DT 27531

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27531

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Apart from 1 across, for which I needed all the checking letters, this is a fairly straightforward puzzle from our Wednesday Wizard.

DT 27525

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27525

Hints and tips by scchua

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

A straightforward, enjoyable puzzle. A 1.5*/3* for me. Thanks Jay.

DT 27519

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27519

Hints and tips by scchua

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BD Rating – Difficulty *Enjoyment ***

A pleasing and easy puzzle, 1-1.5*/3* for difficulty/enjoyment. Thanks Jay.

DT 27513

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27513

Hints and tips by scchua

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

An enjoyable one from Jay – with just a little slowdown in the northwest corner. A 1.5-2* for difficulty and 3* for enjoyment. Thanks to Jay.

DT 27507

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27507

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

A typical Jay puzzle – if you have struggled then afterwards you can’t see why!

DT 27501

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27501

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

Scchua is unavailable today, but will be in this slot tomorrow. I thought this was one of Jay’s easier puzzles – how about you?

DT 27495

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27495

Hints and tips by scchua

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BD Rating – Difficulty **Enjoyment ***

A nice and easy puzzle from Jay, a slightly slow start but a quick finish. Thanks Jay. ** difficulty/*** enjoyment for me.