Category Archives: Prolixic (Prize)

MPP 065 – Review

Monthly Prize Puzzle – 065

October 2017

A Puzzle by Prolixic

 

A nice easy solve and it wasn’t difficult to spot the ten members of the NATO Phonetic Alphabet but which one was the odd one out? I still maintain there’s a case for picking DELTA as it is the only Greek letter in the list but the correct solution to this month’s question was Uniform as it is the only one that starts with a vowel.… Read More

MPP – 065

Monthly Prize Puzzle (October 2017)

A Puzzle by Prolixic

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

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 – 060 (Review)

Monthly Prize Puzzle – 060

May 2017

A puzzle by Prolixic

Congratulations to Avril Lang, who successfully solved this double pangram and worked out which of the many and varied opportunities to create sentences from the solutions was the correct five words required for the answer – AMAZINGLY  FEW DISCOTHEQUES PROVIDE JUKEBOXES – sentences using a combination of these words were entered into the draw.  … Read More

MPP – 060

Monthly Prize Puzzle (May 2017)

A Puzzle by Prolixic

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

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 – 056 (Review)

Monthly Prize Puzzle – 056

January 2017

A Puzzle by Prolixic

 

 

Congratulations to Silvanus who solved the crossword, looked carefully at the grid, found the nine synonyms for cross, answered the question, entered the competition and was the lucky person drawn from the electronic hat by Mrs BD, and so wins a Telegraph Crossword Book.

 … Read More

MPP – 056

Monthly Prize Puzzle (January 2017)

A Puzzle by Prolixic

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

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 052 – Review

Monthly Prize Puzzle – 052

September 2016

A Puzzle by Prolixic

Once solved, this crossword revealed a Nina around the perimeter, the instructions contained within to be used to find out what the Gloriana did (Conman seeing what the Gloriana did). and then submit an entry to this month’s competition.   If you didn’t manage to spot the Nina, all is revealed at the bottom of this review.… Read More

Prize Puzzle – 052

Monthly Prize Puzzle (September 2016)

A Puzzle by Prolixic

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

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 049 – Review

Monthly Prize Puzzle – 049

June 2016

A Puzzle by Prolixic

 

Many congratulations to Maize, the winner of the June Prize Puzzle competition, who wins one of the Hamlyn Telegraph Puzzle books as his prize.

If MPP’s had subtitles this one would definitely be called “What a coincidence” – regular readers of the blog will be aware that every time a setter calls a particular chess piece a castle, there will be a number of comments from the pedantic about how it isn’t a castle, it’s a rook.  … Read More

Prize Puzzle – 049

Monthly Prize Puzzle (June 2016)

A Puzzle by Prolixic

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

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