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Not the Saturday Prize Puzzles – Index

Many solvers miss having a second cryptic puzzle to solve on Saturdays, which is why I created the “Not the Saturday Prize Puzzle” series. Here you will find puzzles from current published setters, like Anax, Elgar and Tim Moorey, through to complete novices offering their debut puzzle. The only criteria are that they should be enjoyable to solve and cleared for publication. Initially only one puzzle a week will be offered – at midday on Saturday. Comments will not be allowed on the puzzles themselves as comments on static pages become very stale after a short time – instead there will be a post associated with each puzzle where you can say whatever you like (within reason).

There is an index to the interactive versions of these puzzles here.

001 Independent Puzzle 7267 by Anax 002 Odd One Out by Prolixic 003 Home in the North West by Radler 004 A Bonus Puzzle by Anax
005 A Puzzle by Prolixic 006 Air Travel by Radler 007 No, there’s no Bond theme! by Anax 008 A Puzzle by Prolixic
009 Spot the Links by Tilsit 010 Mixed Abilities by Radler 011 A Puzzle by Anax 012 A Puzzle by Prolixic
013 Superficial Cuts by Radler 014 A Puzzle by Prolixic & Tilsit 015 Going a bit Elgar by Anax 016 A Puzzle by Bufo
017 Dedication by Radler 018 A Puzzle byTim Moorey 019 A Puzzle by Prolixic 020 A Puzzle by Anax
021 A Puzzle by Biddle 022 First Offence by Radler 023 A Puzzle by Prolixic 024 A Puzzle by Anax
025 Solvers by Radler 026 A Puzzle by Anax 027 A Puzzle by Prolixic 028 A Puzzle by Bufo
029 Strains of Blue by Radler 030 A Puzzle by Prolixic 031 A Puzzle by Tilsit & Prolixic 032 A Puzzle by Anax
033 A Puzzle by Prolixic 034 A Puzzle by Bufo 035 A Puzzle by Biddle 036 A Puzzle by Prolixic
037 A Puzzle by Radler 038 A Puzzle by Chaz 039 A Puzzle by Prolixic 040 For Tilsit from Bufo
041 A Puzzle by Gazza 042 42 by Anax 043 Sloggers & Betters by Elgar 044 A Puzzle by Prolixic
045 A Puzzle by Isla 046 A Christmas Special by Prolixic 047 A Puzzle by Tilsit 048 A Puzzle by Qix
049 With thanks to… by Prolixic 050 Old Timers by Radler 051 A Puzzle by Qix 052 A Puzzle by Gazza
053 Tender Memories by Radler 054 A Puzzle by Prolixic 055 Hearsay by Radler 056 A Puzzle by Prolixic
057 A Puzzle by Qix 058 A Puzzle by Radler 059 Epics by Retiarius 060 A Puzzle by Prolixic
061 A Puzzle by Bufo 062 … and nonsense by Radler 063 A Puzzle by Prolixic 064 64 by Anax
065 Smoke And Mirrors by Radler 066 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph 067 A Puzzle by Prolixic 068 Map by Elgar / Enigmatist
069 Menagerie by Radler 070 A Puzzle by Quaiteaux 071 A Puzzle by Boaz 072 A Puzzle by Prolixic
073 A Puzzle by Gazza 074 A Puzzle by Radler 075 A Puzzle by Boaz 076 A Puzzle by Prolixic
077 Rivals by Radler 078 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph 079 A Puzzle by Gazza 080 A Puzzle by Prolixic
081 A Puzzle by Chaz 082 Box by Radler 083 A Puzzle by Boaz 084 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph
085 A Puzzle by Prolixic 086 A Puzzle by Gazza 087 A Puzzle by Alchemi 088 A Puzzle by Radler
089 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph 090 A Puzzle by Prolixic 091 A Puzzle by Gazza 092 Risqué by Radler
093 A Puzzle by Alchemi 094 A Puzzle by Chaz 095 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph 096 A Puzzle by Prolixic
097 A Puzzle by Alchemi 098 A Puzzle by Radler 099 A Puzzle by Boaz 100 Happy Anniversary by Prolixic
101 A Puzzle by Gazza 102 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph 103 A Puzzle by Alchemi 104 A Puzzle by Radler
105 A Puzzle by eXternal 106 A Puzzle by Omnia 107 A Puzzle by Prolixic 108 A Puzzle by Bufo
109 A Puzzle by Alchemi 110 A Puzzle by Isla 111 A Puzzle by Gazza 112 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph
113 Eye Scream by Radler 114 A Puzzle by eXternal 115 Lonely, Single & Broke by Nina 116 A Puzzle by Donk
117 You’re my Favourite by Prolixic 118 Gold Run by Alchemi 119 A Puzzle by Commoner 120 A Puzzle by Radler
121 A Puzzle by Gazza 122 A Puzzle by Nina 123 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph 124 A Puzzle by eXternal
125 A Puzzle by Prolixic 126 A Puzzle by Radler 127 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph 128 Projected Glory by Alchemi
129 Heavens to Murgatroyd by Prolixic 130 A Puzzle by Radler 131 A Puzzle by Bufo 132 A Puzzle by eXternal
133 A Puzzle by Gazza 134 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph 135 “Cryptic colleague yielded by One Across (4)” by Nimrod 136 A Puzzle by Gervase
137 Projected Glory II by Alchemi 138 A Puzzle by Prolixic 139 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph 140 A Puzzle by Robi
141 A Puzzle by Gervase 142 Searchin’ by Radler 143 A Puzzle by Wiglaf 144 A Puzzle by Alchemi
145 A Puzzle by Gazza 146 A Puzzle by Prolixic 147 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph 148 A Puzzle by eXternal
149 A Puzzle by Commoner 150 A Christmas Puzzle by Radler 151 A Puzzle by Alchemi 152 In Memoriam by Prolixic
153 A Puzzle by Wiglaf 154 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph 155 Pieces of Eight by Radler 156 A Puzzle by Isla
157 A Puzzle by Prolixic 158 A Puzzle by Halcyon 159 Sarah & Nick’s Wedding by Enigmatist 160 A Puzzle by Alchemi
161 A Crossword by Bufo 162 A Puzzle by Wiglaf 163 A Puzzle by Radler 164 A Puzzle by Prolixic
165 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph 166 A Puzzle by Gazza 167 1899 by Alchemi 168 A Puzzle by eXternal
169 Origin by Elgar 170 A Puzzle by Wiglaf 171 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph 172 A Puzzle by Elgar
173 A Puzzle by Prolixic 174 A Puzzle by Toro 175 Centenaries by Alchemi 176 A Puzzle by Quaiteaux
177 Heroes by Radler 178 A Puzzle by Marley 179 A Puzzle by Wiglaf 180 A Puzzle by Vigo
181 A Puzzle by Prolixic 182 A Puzzle by Robi 183 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph 184 A Puzzle by Gazza
185 A Puzzle by Alchemi 186 A Puzzle by Radler 187  A Puzzle by Toro 188  A Puzzle by Wiglaf
189 A Puzzle by Vigo 190 A Puzzle by Prolixic 191 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph 192 A Puzzle by Alchemi
193 A Puzzle by Radler 194 A Puzzle by Omnia 195 A Puzzle by Wiglaf 196 A Puzzle by Vigo
197 A Puzzle by Prolixic 198 A Puzzle by Toro 199 A Puzzle by Gazza 200 A Jumbo Puzzle by Hydra
201 Chromatograph by Artix 202 A Puzzle by Alchemi 203 2013 Farewells by Radler 204 A Puzzle by Hieroglyph
205 A Puzzle by Trailman 206 A Puzzle by Chaz 207 A Puzzle by Skipjack 208 A Puzzle by Wiglaf
209 A Puzzle by Halcyon 210 Birthday Puzzles by Prolixic Puzzle A   Puzzle B 211 A Puzzle by Gazza 212 A Puzzle by Alchemi
213 Is it Really 20 Years? by Vigo 214 A Puzzle by Prolixic 215 A Puzzle by Bucko 216 A Puzzle by Wiglaf
217 Catastrophe! by Chalicea 218 A Puzzle by Alchemi

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Other puzzles by Guest Setters

These are puzzles by guest setters that have been published elsewhere. You might like to enjoy these as well.

Alchemi

Alchemi has had puzzles published in The Independent and The Independent on Sunday.

He has a regular fortnightly slot on the Cricinfo site, as Hemical.

He has also had puzzles published on Alberich’s site:

Puzzle on Alberich

Puzzle 2 on Alberich

Puzzle 3 on Alberich

Anax

I’m sure that by now you all know that Anax’s puzzles are regularly published in The Times, The Independent (Anax), the Financial Times (Loroso) and, under the alias Elkamere, in the Telegraph Toughie series.

He also has a number of them on his Anax Crosswords site and on Alberich’s Guest Page 2, Page 3 and Page 4

Unexpected Bonus (16/04/2010) – interactive version or as a pdf

Artix

Artix is a regular setter in the Magpie and has also had one Listener and one EV (1095) published.  He co-compiles with Chalicea as Nudnix, and with Chalicea and Ilver as Rasputin.

Bucko

Bucko Puzzle on Alberich

Chalicea

Chalicea has had puzzles published in a variety of journals.  She co-compiles with Artix as Nudnix, and with Artix and Ilver as Rasputin.  She has also had puzzles published as Curmudgeon and Bics.

Commoner

Commoner has had puzzles published in The Independent on Sunday and a number of puzzles on his own site crypticcommoner.

Donk

Donk has had puzzles published in The Independent and The Independent on Sunday.

eXternal

eXternal has set Listener, Inquisitor and Independent puzzles and one, as ArteXlen, in the FT.

He has also set the September 2012 Prize puzzle on Derek Harrison’s Crossword Centre.

Gervase

Puzzle on Alberich

Puzzle 2 on Alberich

Halcyon

Puzzle on Alberich

Puzzle 2 on Alberich

Puzzle 3 on Alberich

Hieroglyph

Hieroglyph has had a puzzle published in the Independent.

Prolixic

Prolixic has had puzzles published in The Independent and The Independent on Sunday, as Kairos, and in the Church Times, as the Reverend Michael Callaghan.

Thus Spake Araucaria – interactive version

He has also had a puzzle published on Alberich’s site:

Puzzle on Alberich

Qix

Qix has a puzzle published every Monday in the Glasgow Herald.

Quaiteaux

Quaiteaux has puzzles published in The Independent.

Radler

Radler has had an Inquisitor puzzle published.

Puzzle on Alberich

Puzzle 2 on Alberich

Player’s Choice on Alberich

Puzzle 4 on Alberich

Puzzle 5 on Alberich

Robi / Windsurfer

Robi Puzzle on Alberich

Windsurfer Puzzle on Alberich

Wiglaf

Wiglaf has set Listener, Enigmatic Variations and Inquisitor puzzles.


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Created 14 March 2012

Updated 12 April 2014