Daily Archives: June 4, 2011

NTSPP – 069 (Review)

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 069 (Review)

Menagerie by Radler

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Radler has produced a jam packed grid for our entertainment today with 40 clues and only one obscure answer in the lot. Add to that a theme (a menagerie of animals) that link all the across clues and you have one amazing crossword.

Radler’s crosswords tend to be at the tougher end of the NTSPP spectrum but this week he has produced a much more accessible crossword with some delightful clues and varied wordplay. Many thanks to him for the entertainment.

I have highlighted my favourite clues below in blue.

NTSPP – 069 (Comments)

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 069

Menagerie by Radler

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Welcome to the latest in our series of weekly puzzles.

This week we have a delightfully themed puzzle from Radler. Both Prolixic, who test solved it, and I agree that this one is at the easier end of the Radler spectrum, so why not give it a go?

DT 26570 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26570 (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.