Category : Crosswords

by Buzzers - 2 days ago

Azed crossword 2,575

Click here to access the print versionThe Chambers Dictionary (2014) is recommended. Continue reading...

by Buzzers - 2 days ago

Observer killer sudoku

Click here to access the print version. Normal Sudoku rules apply, except the numbers in the cells contained within grey lines add up to the figures in the corner. No number can be repeated within each shape formed by grey lines. Continue reading...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

Crossword blog: a really, really hard puzzle

We catch up with Enigmatist, who has been bending brains in the ListenerAround these parts, we only occasionally mention the weekend puzzles without black squares; when we do, I usually advise that curious solvers should not be terror-stricken.I’d be...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

Annotated solutions for Prize 28,566

Follow the methodology behind Prize crossword 28,566* eight clues produce one of a pair of commonly linked words; its partner is to be entered in the grid. Continue reading...

by Buzzers - 2 weeks ago

Crossword roundup: the real-life Darby (and Joan?)

We poke around in some old slang in our pick of the best of the broadsheets’ cryptic cluesIn the sample clues below, the links take you to explainers from our beginners’ series. The setter’s name often links to an interview with him or her, in case y...

by Buzzers - 2 weeks ago

Annotated solutions for Genius 219

Follow the methodology behind Genius 219Click here to access the print version.Wordplay in each of the first 12 italicised clues lacks the (Roman) numbers on a clock face. Continue reading...

by Buzzers - 2 weeks ago

Genius crossword No 220

Click here to access the print versionWith 12 solutions our Inspector’s coding is the wrong way round. His mistakes in these 12 cases need to be reversed before entry in the grid. Continue reading...