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Rookie Corner – 002

A Puzzle by loonapick

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Rookie Corner – 001

A Puzzle by Axolotl

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DT 27462 (Hints)

Daily Telegraph Cryptic No 27462 (Hints)

Big Dave’s Crossword Club

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There’s still time to enter the April Prize Puzzle – can you solve the mystery?

As Big Dave appears to have been held up in posting the usual hints, here is something to keep you going. As is usual for the weekend prize crosswords, an assortment of clues, including some of the more difficult ones, have been selected and hints provided for them.

Prize Puzzle – April 2014

Monthly Prize Puzzle No 23 (April 2014) 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 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.

A review will follow after the closing date (19th April 2014).

Prize Puzzle – March 2014

Monthly Prize Puzzle No 22 (March 2014) 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 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.

A review will follow after the closing date (15th March 2014).

Residential Weekend Masterclass (Sep 2014)

Residential Weekend Masterclass

Oxford, Friday 7 to Sunday 9 September 2014

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A message from Guardian setter Boatman:

NTSPP – 209

NTSPP – 209

A Puzzle by Halcyon

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Prize Puzzle – February 2014

Monthly Prize Puzzle No 21 (February 2014) by Alchemi

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Why not have a go at our latest Monthly Prize Puzzle? The winner will receive a copy of The Telegraph Centenary Crossword Collection, kindly donated by Phil McNeill, the Telegraph Puzzles Editor, and signed by Phil and six of the Telegraph setters who are featured in the book (Elgar, Roger Squires/Rufus, Micawber, Peter Chamberlain/Cephas, Notabilis and Don Manley/Giovanni). Yes, I blagged two copies off Phil McNeill so you have a second chance to win one!

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 February 2014).

Pushing the boat out (March 2014)

Crossword Masterclass in Brighton

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Guardian setter Boatman has sent this update:

“I’m taking bookings for my spring Masterclass in Brighton on Saturday 8 March – numbers are limited, so to make sure of your place please get in touch as soon as possible.

“Hope to see you there!”

Prize Puzzle – January 2014

Monthly Prize Puzzle No 20 (January 2014) by Prolixic

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Why not have a go at our latest Monthly Prize Puzzle? The winner will receive a copy of The Telegraph Centenary Collection, kindly donated by Phil McNeill, the Telegraph Puzzles Editor, and signed by Phil and six of the Telegraph Toughie setters.

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 January 2014).