Crossword

2396: Reader…,

23 February 2019 9:00 am

Unclued lights are a set of literary 40s. Their creator is hidden in the grid and should be shaded. Elsewhere,…

2395: Concise crossword

16 February 2019 9:00 am

The seven clues below have to be interpreted cryptically and are then entered in the grid where they will fit.…

2394: Opening time

9 February 2019 9:00 am

The first three or four letters of eight unclued lights (including one proper name) form a set said to be…

2393: Monster Mash-up

2 February 2019 9:00 am

1D (two words) 15 10 26 né 21 died on 2 February. Most famous for 7A 37 and 14, he…

2392: Beknighted

26 January 2019 9:00 am

The unclued lights, two of two words and the remainder when paired, are of a kind.   Across 1    No…

Stout and bubbly

19 January 2019 9:00 am

According to Brewer, a five-word phrase was used to describe a creature, but applies also to a three-word fictional character.…

2390: Tea shop

12 January 2019 9:00 am

Unclued lights, all confirmed in Chambers or Collins, are three sets of four words of a kind, each set relating…

2389: All change

5 January 2019 9:00 am

The unclued lights can be paired in some way or other. One is of two words.   Across 1    Distrain…

2388: Sea rocket

8 December 2018 9:00 am

‘12/15’ (six words in total) is a quotation (in ODQ) suggested by the remaining unclued lights (two hyphened), whose fifth…

2387: On the spot

1 December 2018 9:00 am

Two unclued lights give the name of a location and another a means of arrival and -departure. Other unclued lights…

2386: Outside what we know

24 November 2018 9:00 am

Three unclued lights featured the remaining ones, two of two words, the others paired. Two of them do double duty.…

2385: R and R

17 November 2018 9:00 am

The theme is two historic people who were contemporaries. Unclued lights give their forenames, places of birth and death and…

2384: Bang!

10 November 2018 9:00 am

Unclued lights, singly or correctly paired, are of a kind, as given in Chambers. Ignore one apostrophe.   Across 5   …

2383: Flagged

3 November 2018 9:00 am

The unclued lights, one of two words, and the others when paired are of a kind. One individual unclued light…

2382: A pointed remark

27 October 2018 9:00 am

Three unclued lights make up a nine-word quotation. Remaining unclued lights are of a kind.   Across 1    Norway blocking…

2381: Step changes

20 October 2018 9:00 am

1 Across and 45 Across form a phrase, and the other unclued entries form a word ladder linking them, by…

2380: Dedover

13 October 2018 9:00 am

All the unclued Across lights are of a kind, as are all the unclued Down ones. They can be paired…

2379: Shocking

6 October 2018 9:00 am

Eight headwords in Chambers consist of the same word. Unclued lights (including two trios and one doing double duty) give…

2378: Boundary

29 September 2018 9:00 am

One unclued light, a term for a boundary of an area whose name is formed by two unclued lights, is…

2377: In order

22 September 2018 9:00 am

The dozen unclued lights can be arranged in a specific sequence when preceded by or followed by their sequence indicators…

2376: Somewhere XI

15 September 2018 9:00 am

On 15 September somewhere bordered by 31 and 5, and whose capital is 40/10 (ignore an accent), celebrates its 43…

2375: 2

8 September 2018 9:00 am

2 describes a pair of unclued lights (three words altogether), which in turn include the others.   Across 12    Single…

2374: Watch your step

1 September 2018 9:00 am

The unclued lights (three of two words) are of a kind.   Across 1    Slices top of sausage in…

2373: Susurrus

25 August 2018 9:00 am

Unclued lights are three groups of three words of a kind, each group defined by the name of a different…

2372: Spot-on

18 August 2018 9:00 am

One unclued light (three words) is a phrase referring to an item whose scientific name is formed by two unclued…