Category : Crosswords

by Buzzers - 2 days ago

Azed crossword 2,605

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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 - 2 days ago

An authority on cocktails, what is the IBA? The Saturday quiz

From a Wigan slappy to an Emin insult, test your knowledge with the Saturday quiz1 Who is the only Christian to have ruled China?2 Which art movement was named from a Tracey Emin insult?3 What delicacy is a Wigan slappy?4 Which ancient tree stands in...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

Crossword blog: the puzzling life of AJ Jacobs

In this week’s Puzzlers’ Book Club, we read the wide-ranging memoir of a noted solver, complete with hidden coded messageAJ Jacobs is from the “my journey” school of nonfiction and takes a magpie approach across about 20 varieties of puzzle, sharing...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

Annotated solutions for Genius 226

Follow the methodology behind Genius 226* One single-letter in each solution (shown below in bold) must be changed at a point of intersection (shown below in bold) with another solution before entry in he grid, the resulting entries all making real w...

by Buzzers - 2 weeks ago

Azed slip No 2,599

1 A. Gerrard: ‘A hated read sprinkled with platitudes’ ‒ could be this poem with Latin put at head (comp. anag. incl. L, & lit.; ref. Max Ehrmann poem). Continue reading...

by Buzzers - 2 weeks ago

Crossword roundup: it’s a doddle – or is it a cinch?

Crosswords will be more of a cinch after you’ve digested our guide to 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...