November 18, 2012 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

MPP – 006 (Review)

Monthly Prize Puzzle No 6 (November 2012) by Prolixic

In association with Hamlyn Books,

the publishers of Telegraph Crossword Books

A review by crypticsue

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Congratulations to eXternal who is the winner of our sixth Monthly Prize Puzzle. eXternal’s name was randomly selected, by Mrs BD, from the correct entries received and his very nice prize is the choice of two of The Telegraph All New Cryptic Crosswords Books or The Telegraph All New Toughie Crossword Books.

Another excellent puzzle from Prolixic has a Nina in the form of a question around its perimeter, which I actually noticed for once, as adding the missing letters helped me solve the last few stragglers.  I would be interested to learn who knew that the answer to “Who is the Director of Public Prosecutions?” is Keir Starmer QC without resorting as I did to investigoogling!

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