February 12, 2011 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

NTSPP – 053 (Review) ~ Posted on

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 053 (Review)

Tender Memories by Radler

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A warm welcome back to Radler with a very enjoyable puzzle based on the theme of the decimalisation of the United Kingdom’s currency 40 years ago on 15 February 1971. Many of the answers to the clues in this crossword are terms for pre-1971 currency – some very pre!

I think that Big Dave gave you a big helping hand referring to the anniversary. I test-solved this crossword without the knowledge of the theme and it took quite a while for the penny (d not p) to drop!

Do let us know what you think about the crossword below. As has been said many times, good feedback (positive and constructive) is very helpful for the setters of the NTSPP. Don’t be backward in coming forward!

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NTSPP – 053 (Comments) ~ Posted on

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 053

Tender Memories by Radler

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Welcome to the latest in our series of weekly puzzles.

Once again the title of this puzzle by Radler is a cryptic reference – next Tuesday is the fortieth anniversary of the theme.

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