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8 July 2017 9:00 am

The subtraction reveals the link between the unclued lights which saw light then. Three unclued lights consist of two words,…

to 2311: Keith II

17 June 2017 9:00 am

The unclued lights, as well as KEITH, are Scottish place names. TARBERT was required at 28A, rather than LARBERT. First prize Una…

2314: 4÷4=8

15 June 2017 1:00 pm

The unclued four-letter words can be paired in a particular way to form the remaining unclued lights, one of two…

2311: Keith II

27 May 2017 9:00 am

The unclued lights, (two of two words), are of a kind. Chambers does not give the solution at 12 Across.…

Solution to 2308: Landmark

27 May 2017 9:00 am

Solution to 2308: Landmark This puzzle was Doc’s 600th to be published in this series. The unclued lights are two-word…

2308: Landmark

6 May 2017 9:00 am

This puzzle is a landmark for D(0)C: his first crossword appeared in The Spectator in the issue dated July 4th…

to 2305: Whodunnit?

6 May 2017 9:00 am

The unclued lights are trios of Cluedo © rooms at 1A, 14A and 40, weapons at 6, 13 and 14,…

2305: Whodunnit?

15 April 2017 9:00 am

The unclued lights (one of two words) can be resolved into three associated trios which are not the solution to…

to 2302: Urbane turban

15 April 2017 9:00 am

The twelve undefined solutions become one Scottish and eleven English towns, if the final letter is omitted or a letter…

2302: Urbane turban

25 March 2017 9:00 am

The solutions to twelve clues, all of which lack definition, have to be adapted as the title indicates before the…

to 2299: Pieces of Eight

25 March 2017 9:00 am

The unclued lights, including 28/3 in its English translation, are compositions by Carl Nielsen, (i.e. pieces of 8 Down).  First…

2299: Pieces of Eight

4 March 2017 9:00 am

One unclued light is the origin of the remaining unclued lights (three of two words), individually or as a pair.…

to 2296: Men of note

4 March 2017 9:00 am

The unclued lights are seven COMPOSERS whose surnames begin with A to G, along with the eighth beginning with H,…

2296: Men of note

11 February 2017 9:00 am

The unclued lights, which include the German eighth, are of a kind. Ignore all accents.   Across 1    Lines fish…

to 2293: Topping

11 February 2017 9:00 am

The unclued lights are items of headgear.  First prize Tony Watson, Twyford, BerkshireRunners-up Philip Berridge, Spalding, Lincolnshire; R.C. Teuton, Frampton…

2293: Topping

21 January 2017 9:00 am

The unclued lights (one of two words and one hyphened) are of a kind, all verifiable in Chambers.   Across…

to 2290: Timely II

21 January 2017 9:00 am

Perimetric trios combine to suggest HOG/MAN/AY: SHILLING, MALE, INDEED; SWINE, ATTENDANT, YES; MOUND, EMPLOYEE, EVER. The relevant activity is FIRST-FOOTING…

to 2287: Quarry

10 December 2016 9:00 am

Unclued lights are types of LIMESTONE. First prize Frances Whitehead, Harrogate, North YorksRunners-up Margaret Almond, Sholing, Hants; P.D.H. Riddell, London…

2289: I don’t believe it!

3 December 2016 9:00 am

The unclued lights, as a singleton and four pairs with one unclued light doing double duty, are of a kind,…

to 2286: B

3 December 2016 9:00 am

The unclued lights are provinces or areas of BELGIUM.  First prize C.R. Haigh, Hassocks, West SussexRunners-up Frank McDonald, Carron, Falkirk;…

2286: B

12 November 2016 9:00 am

The unclued lights are of a kind. Ignore one grave accent.   Across   1    Hails a picador, awfully exciting…

to 2283: be damned

12 November 2016 9:00 am

The unclued lights are PUBLISHING FIRMS. Our apologies for the omission of clue 42 Across. It went missing during the…

2283: Be damned

22 October 2016 9:00 am

The unclued lights (one of two words, one of three and-another of four components) are of a kind. Chambers gives…

to 2280: Acorns

22 October 2016 9:00 am

The unclued lights are famous British OAK trees. First prize Gerry Fairweather, Layer Marney, EssexRunners-up Mrs L. Ashley, Shoreham-by-Sea, West…

2280: Acorns

1 October 2016 9:00 am

The unclued lights are of a kind, verifiable in Brewer. Ignore one apostrophe. Across 1     Top for one dining…