NTSPP – 059 (Comments)

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 059

Epics by Retiarius

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Welcome to the latest in our series of weekly puzzles.

This week we have a puzzle from Retiarius, a new setter.  If you are a follower of Fifteensquared he is one half of Handel, the team that used to blog Guardian and Independent on Sunday puzzles.

The puzzle by Retiarius will be available by clicking here:

NTSPP - 059

Feel free to leave comments about this puzzle.

[My special thanks to Prolixic for his help in setting up the Crossword Compiler version of this puzzle.  BD]

5 Comments

  1. crypticsue
    Posted March 26, 2011 at 2:01 pm | Permalink

    A very enjoyable crossword which I recommend to all levels of solver.

  2. Prolixic
    Posted March 26, 2011 at 2:25 pm | Permalink

    I will try to get a review up later today.

  3. gazza
    Posted March 26, 2011 at 2:45 pm | Permalink

    A thoroughly entertaining puzzle – thanks to Retiarius. Anyone who can do the back-page puzzle should have a go at this – you’ll really enjoy it. My favourite clue 14a/21d.

  4. Qix
    Posted March 26, 2011 at 3:53 pm | Permalink

    Well done Retiarius – that is a very nice puzzle.

    The theme works very well.

  5. Posted March 26, 2011 at 4:12 pm | Permalink

    Very enjoyable – well-done and thanks for an entertaining puzzle.