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Prize Puzzle – July 2014

Monthly Prize Puzzle No 26 (July 2014) by Radler

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Why not have a go at our latest Monthly Prize Puzzle? The winner will receive a copy of The Times ~ How to Crack Cryptic Crosswords kindly donated by its author, Tim Moorey.

Please note that, due to punitive postal charges, while the competition is open to all, the prize is only available to UK solvers.

A review will follow after the closing date (19th July 2014).

The puzzle is available by clicking on the above grid.

I’ve left this post open for comments, but if you don’t want your comment to be deleted then avoid asking for or giving help with the clues.

7 comments on “Prize Puzzle – July 2014

  1. As I test solved this one, I cannot enter the competition. It is very cleverly done and when the penny drops, you appreciate it all the more. Many thanks to Radler for the challenge.

  2. What devious cleverness! Needed a bit of Google assistance for some of the eight, but got there eventually. Certainly a real challenge for me this month.
    Thanks Radler.

  3. Wonderful crossword. The style and humour worked perfectly for me, e.g 12A, 11A & 32A. Great twist too. Many thanks!

  4. Not many comments on this Prize Puzzle from Radler – I wonder why?

    When the penny finally dropped – CLANG!

    I have the answer to the question, I think, even though I’m still uncertain about one of the extra letters.

    How on earth are these setters so devious and so CLEVER?

  5. Aha! A few clues left to conquer yet, but I have it :). I’ll wait until I’ve finished before submitting, though. Lovely crossword – thanks Radler!

  6. I’ve finished the crossword – I think I have all the letters, although I’m a bit doubtful about one, and now I’m stuck.
    I’ll keep battling – plenty of time left.
    I thought this was very enjoyable and very difficult – it’s taken me ages.

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