MPP 087 – Review

Monthly Prize Puzzle 087 – Review

August 2019

Upper Case Places by Alchemi

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Alchemi’s question was “How many capital cities are there in the completed grid?”  There were 14 in total.  They are highlighted in the grid at the end of this review. Continue reading “MPP 087 – Review”

MPP – 087

Monthly Prize Puzzle (August 2019)

Upper Case Places by Alchemi

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Why not have a go at our latest Monthly Prize Puzzle?

The winner will receive their choice of any of the Telegraph Crossword Books.

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 (17th August 2019).

The competition is now closed

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MPP 086 – Review

Monthly Prize Puzzle 086 – Review

July 2019

A Puzzle by Phibs

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Similarly Constructed

Phibs’ instructions read: I intended that the upper part of the grid should use exactly the same mix of letters (same number of A’s, B’s, C’s etc) as the lower part, but as usual something has gone wrong.Continue reading >

MPP – 086

Monthly Prize Puzzle (July 2019)

Similarly Constructed by Phibs

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Due to the problems on the blog last week, here is our Monthly Prize Puzzle a week late.  Why not have a go at it?

The winner will receive their choice of any of the Telegraph Crossword Books.

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 (27th July 2019).

The competition is now closed

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MPP 085 – Review

Monthly Prize Puzzle 085 – Review

June 2019

A Puzzle by Radler

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Congratulations to our June winner – Letterboxroy – who wins  a Telegraph crossword book of his choice 

He successfully solved this particularly tough Radler, and that included deciphering the instructions before even starting on the clues!… Continue reading >

MPP – 085

Monthly Prize Puzzle (June 2019)

A Puzzle by Radler

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Why not have a go at our latest Monthly Prize Puzzle?

The winner will receive their choice of any of the Telegraph Crossword Books.

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 (15th June 2019).

The competition is now closed

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MPP – 084

Monthly Prize Puzzle (May 2019)

A Puzzle by Prolixic

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Why not have a go at our latest Monthly Prize Puzzle?

The winner will receive their choice of any of the Telegraph Crossword Books.

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 (18th May 2019).

The competition is now closed

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MPP 083 – Review

Monthly Prize Puzzle 083 – Review

April 2019

Faulty keyboard by Alchemi

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The instructions said:  Clues are normal.  However, when composing the grid, one of the keys on Alchemi’s keyboard was stuck, so he just left that letter out. Had the stuck key been Z (it wasn’t), PIZZAS would have appeared as PIAS and ZOOLOGY as OOLOGY. Most answers (though not all) are affected, and the results are rarely real words.Continue reading >

MPP – 083

Monthly Prize Puzzle (April 2019)

Faulty keyboard by Alchemi

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Why not have a go at our latest Monthly Prize Puzzle?

The winner will receive their choice of any of the Telegraph Crossword Books.

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 (20th April 2019).

The competition is now closed

Continue reading “MPP – 083”