Category : Crosswords

by Buzzers - 23 hours 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 - 23 hours ago

Azed crossword 2,705

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by Buzzers - 2 weeks ago

A new Guardian crossword: the Quick Cryptic

Helping you to build up a toolbox of tricks to solve clues, our new Saturday puzzle is a gentle way in for those starting out on cryptic crosswords“I’d like to do cryptic crosswords, but I just don’t understand the damn things.”Perhaps this is you. O...

by Buzzers - 2 weeks ago

Cryptic crosswords for beginners: hospitals

Continuing our series for those tempted or daunted by cryptics, we look at strings of letters associated with hospitalsIn the example clues below, I explain the two parts of each: the definition of the answer and the wordplay – the recipe for assembl...

by Buzzers - 2 weeks ago

Genius crossword No 250

Click here to access the print versionTwelve clues are normal; their solutions should each have a pair of letters inserted before entry into the grid wherever they will fit. (There are four pairs of letters, each inserted into three answers, always r...

by Buzzers - 1 month ago

Crossword roundup: the words of 2023

They’re sometimes peculiar, but do the various dictionaries’ words of the year pass the Crossword Test?In 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 he...