Daily Archives: February 18, 2012

NTSPP – 106 (Review)

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 106

A Puzzle by Omnia

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This week’s NTSPP was a special one – some of our favourite setters, and a couple new to the NTSPP series, collaborated as ‘Omnia’ to mark the 80th birthday of Rufus (Roger Squires). I found it a reasonably straightforward solve, with a couple of headscratchers just to make you think, and had fun trying to work out who set which clue (see the end of the post for the answer).

Surprise party

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Rufus (Roger Squires) at his surprise party to mark his 80th birthday. He does not know about the NTSPP yet!

NTSPP – 106

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 106

A Puzzle by Omnia

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Welcome to the latest in our series of puzzles, which have now been running every week for over two years.

By the time that you read this I will be at a party for a very special person. If you want to know who and why then you will have to solve this excellent puzzle, which is a joint effort from a number of people: A Clue A Day, Alchemi, Anax, Arachne, Bufo, Elgar, Gazza, Hieroglyph, Prolixic, Qix, Radler and last, but not least, Tilsit who has put the whole project together. A special welcome to A Clue A Day and Arachne as this is their first appearance in this series of puzzles.

DT 26792 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 26792 (Hints)

Big Dave’s Crossword Club

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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.