April sees the return of relative newcomer Amos, with her Prize puzzle entitled ‘A pigeon’s tail (sic)’, Araucaria up to his usual tricks, a lovely themed barred puzzle by the duo known as Eclogue, a contradictory puzzle by Castila, and an offering from Soup (me!) somewhat curiously entitled ‘3181519192315164’. Hopefully we’ll see some discussion below!

April 2017

3 thoughts on “April 2017

  • 22nd April 2017 at 12:23 pm

    Well! Having completed (all but one themed answer in the Prize puzzle – I’ll keep chewing on that) 4 puzzles I turned to Soup and Shock! Horror! Dismay! But I grudgingly started filling it in and found I was getting hooked and by the time I’d finished it I was quite won over. I wouldn’t want to see one every month but I’d be delighted to have another one some time soon. Bravo Soup!

    • 22nd April 2017 at 7:21 pm

      Ha! I solved one like this myself a couple of years ago and remembered it being really rather satisfying once I’d started to get into it – a completely different way of thinking about things. Putting the grid together was ‘interesting’ – searching for words to fit spaces was nowhere near as straightforward as usual. Glad you enjoyed the others!

      • 3rd May 2017 at 8:32 pm

        Great Soup but shouldn’t the title have18 instead of 16 for the final r in crossword?! I really enjoyed it and the other puzzles this month. I love the diversity of each magazine and look forward to each challenge. Best wishes. Sarah

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