Category : Crosswords

by Buzzers - 6 days ago

Observer sudoku

Click here to access the print version.Fill the grid using the numbers 1 to 9. Each number must appear just once in every row, column and 3x3 box. Continue reading...

by Buzzers - 6 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 - 6 days ago

Azed crossword 2,529

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

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

What links Oliver and Moulin Rouge? The Weekend quiz

From monarchies to Munros, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 Who rallied the troops at Tilbury?2 What school of psychology is named after the German for “form”?3 Florence Thompson was the subject of which Dorothea Lange photograph?4 What ros...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

Annotated solutions for Prize 28,297

Follow the methodology behind Prize crossword 28,297* undefined solutions all have a carapace [17 across, 18, 21 across (rev), 17 down (rev)] Continue reading...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

Crossword blog: the next dimension

Nine Guardian setters have taken part in a collection of puzzles with a twistWith long periods indoors ahead, many of us have been stocking up on crosswords. Not panic-buying, that would be irresponsible; just … making sure we won’t run out.We’ve loo...

by Buzzers - 2 weeks ago

What links a helix and a lobule? The Weekend quiz

From the Lascaux caves to Interstate 495, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 The phrase “old sport” appears 45 times in which novel?2 Which basic taste has a Japanese name?3 What was the UK’s first higher education institution for women?4 Whe...

by Buzzers - 2 weeks ago

Crossword roundup: aggro and bovver

We ask whether the word ‘aggro’ has made a return 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...