NTSPP – 040 (Comments)

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 040

For Tilsit from Bufo

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Welcome to the fortieth in our series of weekly puzzles.

This week Bufo has compiled a puzzle which incorporates a special message for Tilsit who is currently recovering from major surgery.

The puzzle by Bufo is available by clicking here:

NTSPP - 040

Feel free to leave comments about this puzzle.



  1. tilly
    Posted November 13, 2010 at 12:43 pm | Permalink

    Cracking crossword. Learnt several new words, all manageable from the clues. Thanks Bufo for an excellent workout and I wholeheartedly endorse the special message.

  2. crypticsue
    Posted November 13, 2010 at 1:34 pm | Permalink

    Splendid crossword. I did need the message to get the correct word at 20a – there is an alternative working of the anagram which means something quite different to the correct answer :) Thanks to Bufo for the entertainment and I too endorse the message.

  3. Prolixic
    Posted November 13, 2010 at 2:00 pm | Permalink

    Excellent workout from Bufo. Many thanks to him, particularly for providing accessible clues for the more obscure words. Favourite clues were 13a and 3d. The message is heartily endorsed. With a bit of luck and a following wind, I will be back later with a review.

  4. gazza
    Posted November 13, 2010 at 2:14 pm | Permalink

    Thanks to Bufo for a very entertaining puzzle and “hear hear” to the Nina. Favourite clues 25a and 3d.

  5. Posted November 13, 2010 at 3:03 pm | Permalink

    I would of course like to thank Bufo, and to everyone for the wonderful wishes I have received. Been a bit tired last couple of days and am now back perky again.

    If you are still looking for a some mental stimulation, may I also suggest today’s Guardian Prize Crossword which is simply brilliant by Aracuaria.