December 4, 2010 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

NTSPP – 043 (Review) ~ Posted on

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 043

Sloggers & Betters by Elgar

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This crossword was produced by John Henderson, better known to Daily Telegraph readers as Elgar, in honour of the 7th Sloggers and Betters meeting.  The meeting itself celebrated the fifth anniversary of Peter Biddlecombe’s Times for the Times crossword blog.  In attendance from the far side of the world was one of the bloggers – Uncle Yap – who gets a mention in one of the clues.

You do need to know a little of the solvers and setters world to understand some of the clues.  I have added some background information below.  There is also a NINA around the perimeter of the grid that spells out {BLOGGER / SETTER / SLOGGER / BETTER}.
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NTSPP – 043 (Comments) ~ Posted on

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 043

Sloggers & Betters by Elgar

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Welcome to the forty third in our series of weekly puzzles.

Elgar distributed a special puzzle at the recent Sloggers & Betters 7 meeting, and has kindly given permission for it to be reproduced here.

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DT 26415 (Hints) ~ Posted on

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26415 (Hints)

Big Dave’s Saturday Crossword Club

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, I will select a few of the better clues and provide hints for them.

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