Category : Crosswords

by Buzzers - 6 days ago

Azed crossword 2,489

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

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

Annotated solutions for Prize 28,057

Follow the methodology behind Prize crossword 28,057* each of the 14 across solutions is an anagram of another in the symmetrically opposite position in the grid Continue reading...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

Azed slip No 2,486

1 R. J. Heald (Barnsley, South Yorkshire): Baron Hardup merrily gives away daughter, Prince becoming husband by end of Cinderella pantomime (anag. incl. B less d, with h for P + a). Continue reading...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

Crossword roundup: why we call it 'muscovado' sugar

Gambling, Trump and imported foodstuffs all feature in our pick of the best of the broadsheets’ crypticsFrom now on, any Guardian or Observer puzzle we mention is playable on iOS and Android phones via our app Guardian Puzzles. It includes a co-solvi...

by Buzzers - 1 week 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 - 2 weeks ago

Cryptic crosswords for beginners: sailors and boats

Continuing our series for those tempted or daunted by the cryptic crossword. Ahoy, it’s the sailing jargon you will needIn the example clues below, I explain the two parts of each: the definition of the answer, given in bold type, and the wordplay –...