December 24, 2011 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

Christmas and New Year Puzzles (2011/2012)

The dates for the publication of reviews of the Prize Puzzles over the Christmas and New Year period are as follows:

Puzzle Date
DT 26738 29 December 2011
ST 2619 29 December 2011
DT 26744 06 January 2012
ST 100003 (online only) 06 January 2012
DT 26750 06 January 2012
ST 2620 11 January 2012
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NTSPP – 098 (Review)

NTSPP – 098 (Review)

A crossword by Radler

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Welcome back to Radler with a trickier crossword. The clues themselves are not too complicated (with some exceptions) but it is one of those crosswords with a theme that is not directly announced and has to be deduced from the answers to the non-themed clues (and a NINA in the grid). Once the theme is cracked, the rest of the crossword is relatively straightforward.

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DT 26744 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26744 (Hints)

The Christmas Eve Crossword Club

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Merry Christmas everyone.

I have added another new entry to The Mine.

The letters of the Hebrew Alphabet appear from time to time in crosswords, so now you now where to find them.

As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.

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