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MPP 112

Monthly Prize Puzzle (Sep 2021)

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 Sep 2021)

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MPP 111

Monthly Prize Puzzle (Aug 2021)

Song Title 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 (Aug 21st 2021).

The competition is now closed

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MPP 110 Review

Monthly Prize Puzzle No 110 – Review

July 2021

Twingram – A Puzzle by Phibs

 

The instructions said: I intended that every letter of the alphabet should appear twice in at least one entry. Predictably, something has gone wrong, but I think the problem can be fixed by changing one letter in the grid. What is the existing solution which I would need to amend?Continue reading

MPP 110

Monthly Prize Puzzle (Jul 2020)

Twingram by Phibs

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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 Jul 2021).

The competition is now closed

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MPP 109 – Review

Monthly Prize Puzzle No 109 – Review

June 2021

A Puzzle by Radler

 

The instructions said:

Several answers contain the same three letters in the same order, but sometimes with other letters between them. For example: If the letters were TLA, they appear in the word REPTILIAN as well as more obviously in OUTLAW.

All these answers have normal definitions, but the wordplay in their clues omits the three letters.Continue reading

MPP – 109

Monthly Prize Puzzle (Jun 2021)

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 (19th Jun 2021).

The competition is now closed

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MPP – 108

Monthly Prize Puzzle (May 2021)

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 (15th May 2021).

The competition is now closed

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MPP 107 – Review

Monthly Prize Puzzle 107 – Review

April 2021

A Puzzle by Alchemi

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Congratulations to KiwiColin for winning this month’s prize competition. Colin took advantage of that part of the rules that states “… except that mistakes can be corrected by using the box below and clearly requesting that the earlier entry be withdrawn”.… Continue reading