Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 071
A Puzzle by Boaz
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Difficulty ** – Enjoyment ****
A warm welcome to Boaz with his debut puzzle on NTSPP. Boaz is an old hand on the DIY Clue of the Week contest and has had two puzzles published on Alberich’s crossword site and, I think, another on Anax’s site (I cannot immediately locate those crosswords. They may have been lost to posterity when the site moved to a new server). If he has other puzzles published, I have not come across them, which, given the quality of this crossword, is my loss.
This was not a fiendish puzzle. It probably took me about the same amount of time as today’s Telegraph prize crossword. The cluing was precise and fair and there were some smiles on the way. I am still blushing at 10a. I am not sure my web filters will allow me to research the imagery required to explain it.
I have highlighted my favourite clues below in blue. Please give your own words of encouragement and comments below.