Crossword solution

2625: Playtime – solution

28 October 2023 9:00 am

2622: Local call – solution

7 October 2023 9:00 am

The unclued lights are PUB NAMES which include the pair 38/31 First prize  Mary Newbery, Devizes, Wiltshire Runners-up  David Burnside,…

Solution to 2621: Faux

30 September 2023 9:00 am

Solution to: 2620: The right name?

23 September 2023 9:00 am

8A/31D, 23A/19D and 36D/7D are eponymous 29D/12A characters. 7D originally suggested D’Urberville, which needed to be changed to DURBEYFIELD, making…

Solution to 2618: Chain gang

9 September 2023 9:00 am

2611: On-board entertainment

22 July 2023 9:00 am

Unclued lights were world CHESS champions. Current champion DING was to be highlighted. First prize Gail Petrie, Brean, Somerset Runners-up…

Solution to 2610: 700

15 July 2023 9:00 am

2608: Support – solution

1 July 2023 9:00 am

Reading the title as ‘backup’, unclued answers VOLTE-FACE, RETREAT, SPIN, TURN, COUNTER, BACKTRACK, WITHDRAWAL, ROTATE, RETIREMENT and RECOIL had to…

2603 – solution

27 May 2023 9:00 am

2603 has the prime factors 19 x 137 which further decompose into (102 – 92) x (42 + 112). Therefore…