Christmas and New Year Puzzles (2013/2014)

Christmas and New Year Puzzles

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Phil McNeill has kindly provided me with the puzzle publication and closing dates over the Christmas and New Year period, and I have produced a table which also includes the dates you can expect to see those puzzles reviewed here.

Puzzle number Publication date Newspaper Online Closing date Solution date Hints only post Review post
ST 2722 Sun 15 Dec Yes Yes Mon 23 Dec Sun 29 Dec Sun 15 Dec Wed 24 Dec
GK 1099 Sun 15 Dec Yes Yes Mon 23 Dec Sun 29 Dec
EV 1101 Sun 15 Dec Yes Yes Thu 02 Jan Sun 05 Jan
Herculis 12503 Mon 16 Dec Yes Yes Fri 20 Dec Mon 30 Dec
DT 27367 Sat 21 Dec Yes Yes Thu 02 Jan Mon 06 Jan Sat 21 Dec Thu 02 Jan
£500 Giant GK 12502 Sat 21 Dec Yes Yes Mon 06 Jan Sat 11 Jan
ST 2723 Sun 22 Dec Yes Yes Thu 02 Jan Sun 05 Jan Sun 22 Dec Thu 02 Jan
GK 1100 Sun 22 Dec Yes Yes Thu 03 Jan Sun 05 Jan
EV 1102 Sun 22 Dec Yes Yes Thu 09 Jan Sun 12 Jan
Herculis 12504 Mon 23 Dec Yes Yes Thu 02 Jan Mon 06 Jan
DT 100005 Wed 25 Dec No Yes Thu 26 Dec Wed 25 Dec
Toughie 100005 Wed 25 Dec No Yes Thu 26 Dec Wed 25 Dec
Double Toughie 100005 Wed 25 Dec No Yes Thu 26 Dec Wed 25 Dec
DT 27372 Sat 28 Dec Yes Yes Fri 03 Jan Mon 06 Jan Sat 28 Dec Fri 03 Jan
Giant GK 12503 Sat 28 Dec Yes Yes Mon 06 Jan Sat 11 Jan
ST 2724 Sun 29 Dec Yes Yes Thu 09 Jan Sun 12 Jan Sun 29 Dec Thu 09 Jan
GK 1101 Sun 29 Dec Yes Yes Thu 09 Jan Sun 12 Jan
EV 1103 Sun 29 Dec Yes Yes Thu 16 Jan Sun 19 Jan
Herculis 12505 Mon 30 Dec Yes Yes Thu 09 Jan Mon 13 Jan

Dates in red are different from the usual dates, all others are unchanged.

I have included the General Knowledge details for those who are interested.

5 Comments

  1. Dickiedot
    Posted December 24, 2013 at 9:43 am | Permalink

    http://bigdave44.com/wp-content/plugins/wp-monalisa/icons/wpml_bye.gif. Thanks Dave

  2. Qix
    Posted December 24, 2013 at 4:12 pm | Permalink

    Yum – Christmas Day Toughie by Dada and Double Toughie by Elgar!

  3. Outnumbered
    Posted December 25, 2013 at 7:57 am | Permalink

    Does anyone have the PDF link for the Xmas day puzzles? I found this link

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/promotions/10472728/Todays-Puzzles.html

    But it only has Tuesday’s puzzles at the moment.

    • Prolixic
      Posted December 25, 2013 at 8:24 am | Permalink

      You have mail.

      • colmce
        Posted December 25, 2013 at 8:47 am | Permalink

        Happy Christmas Prolixic.

        Can I have mail as well? The two toughies would be nice.