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 082 – Review

MPP No 082

A puzzle by Prolixic

 

The instructions said:  A number of solutions contain a common feature and a smaller number of solutions have the opposite feature. What is the total number of solutions in question? The clues give an additional hint about the feature that you are looking for.

The consonants in 15 solutions appear in alphabetical order or reverse alphabetical order .Continue reading >

MPP – 082

Monthly Prize Puzzle (March 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 (16th March 2019).

The competition is now closed

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MPP 078 – Review

Monthly Prize Puzzle 078 – Review

November 2018

A puzzle by Prolixic

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This month’s lucky winner is Silvanus (who is certainly having a good week!) who correctly named eight of the English flowers hidden in the grid and now gets to select a Daily Telegraph Crossword Book as his prize

There are eleven – Avon, Dart, Dee, Exe, Mersey, Nene, Thames and Ure, Ock, Burn and Tees, some of which are more obscure than others.  … Continue reading >

MPP – 078

Monthly Prize Puzzle (November 2018)

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 (17th November 2018).

The competition is now closed

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MPP 073 (Review)

Monthly Prize Puzzle 073 – Review

June 2018

A Puzzle by Prolixic

 

How many solutions cryptically describe a bad hair day?

Congratulations to  LetterboxRoy who submitted a correct answer, had his name drawn from the electronic hat by Mrs BD, and can now choose a Telegraph Puzzle Book as his prize.

There were eight solutions where ENDS were ‘split’ – 5a, 10a, 11a, 14a, 22a, 26a, 27a and 20d – I’m still of the view that split ends are more of a permanent problem than a bad hair day (unless of course you are the current POTUS) which is probably why, when test solving this puzzle, I couldn’t see what I was supposed to be looking for to answer the question.… Continue reading >

MPP – 073

Monthly Prize Puzzle (June 2018)

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 (16th June 2018).

The competition is now closed

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MPP 069 (Review)

Monthly Prize Puzzle 069

February 2018

A puzzle by Prolixic

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Congratulations to this month’s winner – Kitty –  who wins a Daily Telegraph Puzzle Book of her choice.

Sixteen solutions can be divided into four groups of related words. One entry from each group is highlighted by a * at the end of the clue.Continue reading >

MPP – 069

Monthly Prize Puzzle (February 2018)

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 (17th February 2018).

The competition is now closed

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