Category Archives: Tilsit

NTSPP – 047 (Review)

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 047

A Puzzle by Tilsit

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I solved this on New Year’s Day in dribs and drabs whilst lying in bed suffering from man flu feeling as though I had the collective hangover of the nation – which was very unfair as I had not had a drop to drink the night before!… Read More

NTSPP – 047 (Comments)

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 047

A Puzzle by Tilsit

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Welcome to the forty seventh in our series of weekly puzzles.

Tilsit finished this one off from his hospital bed in Huddersfield!… Read More

NTSPP – 031 (Review)

NTSPP – 031 (Review)

A Puzzle By Tilsit & Prolixic

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Thanks to the devious duo of Tilsit and Prolixic for some excellent entertainment over the weekend. I thought that this puzzle was middle-Toughie standard in terms of difficulty and it had a number of very fine clues and one outstanding one (1a).
There are a few clues where I’m not 100% sure of the explanation so any corrections or additions would be welcome.… Read More

NTSPP – 031 (Comments)

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 031

A Puzzle by Tilsit & Prolixic

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Welcome to the thirty first in our series of weekly puzzles.

This week’s puzzle is from our very own Tilsit, with help from Prolixic.… Read More

NTSPP – 014 Comments

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 014

A Puzzle by Prolixic & Tilsit

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Welcome to the fourteenth in our series of weekly puzzles.

This week we have a timely puzzle jointly compiled by Prolixic and Tilsit.… Read More

NTSPP – 009 Review

NTSPP – 009 Review

Spot the Links by Tilsit

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BD Rating – Difficulty *** - Enjoyment *****

Given the preamble’s listing of 7 “true” and 4 “sort of” theme answers, plus the task of identifying extra words in all but one of the clues, I feared this was going to be a nightmare to solve, but it turned into a puzzle of moderate difficulty and some exceptionally imaginative clue-writing.… Read More

NTSPP – 009

Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle – 009

Spot the Links by Tilsit

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Welcome to the ninth in our series of weekly puzzles.

Ages ago, before the start of this series, Tilsit promised to write a puzzle for the blog.  Well, at long last here it is!

There is a theme, which is particularly appropriate for this weekend (I’ll say no more before I give the game away). … Read More