Category : Crosswords

by Buzzers - 3 days ago

Azed crossword 2,542

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

by Buzzers - 3 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 - 1 week ago

Crossword roundup: many ways to play cribbage

Various kinds of ding-dong in our pick of the best of the broadsheets’ cryptic crosswordsIn 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 her, in case yo...

by Buzzers - 2 weeks ago

Crossword blog: vintage Araucaria puzzles

To mark 100 years since his birth, three ‘lost’ puzzles from much-missed Guardian setter AraucariaTomorrow is 100 years since the birth of John Graham, known to Guardian solvers for 55 years as Araucaria – the name of the genus to which the monkey pu...

by Buzzers - 3 weeks ago

Crossword blog: the New Yorker prints a new weekly puzzle

We talk about the technicalities of grid construction with the magazine’s puzzle editor, Liz Maynes-AminzadeThe print appearance of a new crossword series is cause for celebration. So three cheers for the New Yorker, which includes a weekly puzzle as...