February 17, 2013 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

MPP – 009 (Review) ~ Posted on

Monthly Prize Puzzle No 9 (February 2013) by Radler

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A review by Prolixic

Welcome to the review of February’s Prize Puzzle set by Radler.  The person whose name was drawn from the electronic hat as this month’s winner was Franco (Franky Watts).  Congratulations to him.

10 of the solutions in the crossword encoded 8 numbers from a set of 90.  Solvers had to add the numbers together go get the correct solution.  The numbers in question were identified in the grid by reference to bingo numbers.  The relevant solutions are highlighted in blue below.

Many thanks to Radler for keeping us entertained.  The next MPP will be published on Saturday 2 March.

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ST 2679 (Hints) ~ Posted on

Sunday Telegraph Cryptic No 2679 (Hints)

Hints and tips by Big Dave

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As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, I will select a few of the more difficult clues and provide hints for them.

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