Category : Crosswords

by Buzzers - 4 days ago

Azed crossword 2,508

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

by Buzzers - 4 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 - 5 days ago

Where is the Great Vine, planted in 1768? The Weekend quiz

From rubbish to the Russell Group: test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 What screen first was shared in 1896 by May Irwin and John Rice?2& What word for rubbish originally meant animal entrails?3 Where is the Great Vine, planted in 1768?4 Which...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

Cryptic crosswords for beginners: naked words

Continuing our series for those tempted or daunted by the cryptic crossword: stripping offIn the example clues below, I explain the two parts of each: the definition of the answer, given in bold type, and the wordplay – the recipe for assembling its...

by Buzzers - 1 week ago

Azed slip No 2,504

1 D. F. Manley (Oxford): What hand is raised for – needing pee, about to burst, wanting the loo ultimately? (anag. less e, o). Continue reading...

by Buzzers - 2 weeks ago

Crossword roundup: no hill at Rhyl

Misleading placenames and quiet diplomacy in our pick of the best of the broadsheets’ cryptic cluesIn the sample clues below, the links take you to little explainers from our For Beginners series. Continue reading...