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 27890

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27890

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** – Enjoyment ****

Just a couple of hours before writing this we had the privilege of walking our youngest grand-daughter Milly to school. This is just her third week there and she happily skips along beside us holding our hands.… Read More

DT 27884

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27884

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** – Enjoyment ****

 

For the next couple of weeks we are staying in Wellington minding three of our grandchildren. During the day, once 5yr old Milly has been delivered to school, we are free to do visitor things in the city or, on Wednesdays, write the blog.… Read More

DT 27878

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27878

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** – Enjoyment ****

 

This is the first blog we have done since having Windows 10 installed on our computer so hope that it all behaves itself. The installation process supplied all sorts of dramas over the weekend.… Read More

DT 27872

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27872

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** – Enjoyment ***

 

Kia ora from Aotearoa. Greetings from The Land of the Long White Cloud. It is the sort of day today that could persuade one that Spring is not too far away.… Read More

DT 27866

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27866

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty **** – Enjoyment ****

 

Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa (Greetings, Greetings, Greetings to you all).
As it is quite a long time since we last used a Maori greeting here, we thought we would re-use this formal greeting that is often used as the opening line of an oration given on a marae.… Read More

DT 27860

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27860

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** – Enjoyment ****

 

We are back home now after our week away in the South Island. We managed to time things so that both our crossings of Cook Strait happened to coincide with significant Southerly weather conditions which made for rather ‘bumpy’ crossings.… Read More

DT 27854

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27854

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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Sorry to disappoint but, after the big buildup from 2Kiwis, the mystery blogger is me! I thought this was a typical Wednesday puzzle. Say no more.

Please leave a comment telling us what you thought.… Read More

DT 27848

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27848

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** – Enjoyment ***

 

The heading that says 2Kiwis is not quite correct as there is only one of us today. Grandchildren minding duties in Wellington being the reason. Next week it will be no Kiwis as we will both be away in the South Island, so a surprise Mr Ron blogger to look forward to.… Read More

DT 27842

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27842

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** – Enjoyment ***

 

Our regular morning walk takes us past a series of small ponds. Today, the behaviour of the resident ducks seems to indicate that Spring is not too far away for us.… Read More

DT 27836

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27836

Hints and tips by 2Kiwis

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BD Rating – Difficulty ** – Enjoyment ****

Last week we mentioned “Winter at its best”. This was very rapidly followed by a spell of “Winter at its worst”. There were severe storms all over the country, roads washed out or flooded, heavy snow across the South Island, many power outages, Whanganui river broke its banks and flooded homes and businesses.… Read More