Category Archives: Phibs (Prize)

MPP 066 – Review

MPP 066 – Review

A View from the Boundary 

by Phibs

 

The person with a view from the boundary – a clear indication that we should look for a Nina round the edge of the crossword – was, of course, Sir Ian Botham. He was a CRICKETER, B (born) in HESWALL, M (married) KATHY, and has a S (son) LIAM.… Read More

MPP – 066

Monthly Prize Puzzle (November 2017)

A View from the Boundary 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.Read More

MPP 063 (review)

Monthly Prize Puzzle – 063

August 2017

Quinquennia – A Puzzle by Phibs

The August MPP from Phibs was, as someone said to me in an email, possibly the easiest MPP ever, both from a solving point of view and for finding ‘the solution to 40’ to enter in the box. I spotted what 40 represented once I’d solved 35a as Mr CS and I got married 35 years ago next month and I’ve been trying to persuade him, so far without much hope of success, that we should return to Capri so that he can buy me a larger piece of the appropriate jewellery than the very tiny stud earrings which were all we could afford last time we were there.… Read More

MPP – 063

Monthly Prize Puzzle (August 2017)

Quinquennia 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 published by Hamlyn.

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

MPP – 058 (Review)

Monthly Prize Puzzle – 058

March 2017

Portfolio by Phibs     

How much did it cost me to assemble the portfolio –   £1,570, £1,730, £1,940 or £2,100?

First the easy bit, congratulations to David Broatch, whose correct entry was pulled from the electronic hat by Mrs BD, and so he is this month’s winner of a Hamlyn Telegraph Puzzle Book of his choice.… Read More

MPP – 058

Monthly Prize Puzzle (March 2017)

Portfolio 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 published by Hamlyn.

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

MPP 054 – Review

Monthly Prize Puzzle – 054

November 2016

A Puzzle by Phibs

Two men who share a profession both need her to be found.

Identify them and put their surnames in the box

 

This crossword put up quite a fight but eventually I solved it all, saw where Nina fitted at the bottom of the grid and then had the biggest d’oh moment when I saw how she fitted in at the top.  … Read More

Prize Puzzle – 054

Monthly Prize Puzzle (November 2016)

Desperately Seeking Nina 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 published by Hamlyn.

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