Crossword

2168: History exam

28 June 2014 9:00 am

Each of twenty-two clues contains a superfluous word. Initial letters of these words spell three specimens of 5; these are…

2167: Groupies

21 June 2014 9:00 am

The unclued lights are of a kind and are listed together in Chambers 2011. Solvers should highlight two normally clued…

2166: Somewhere X

14 June 2014 9:00 am

Somewhere next to 34 and 12, 33 is 25, the highest mountain is 1D (two words), and the principal 3…

2165: Not far off

7 June 2014 9:00 am

According to a quotation (in ODQ) by a person whose surname is an unclued light, an area of five letters…

Blank crossword

31 May 2014 9:00 am

Solvers must create the barred grid for themselves; the resulting grid is symmetrical whichever side is uppermost. When submitting an…

2163: Muscle

24 May 2014 9:00 am

Six unclued lights (one hyphened) suggest words each differently formed from the same 13 22, which appears as a clued…

2162: Stand in

17 May 2014 9:00 am

In each of eleven clues the definition part contains a superfluous letter.  These letters, in clue order, spell a three-word…

2161: Appellation contrôlée

10 May 2014 9:00 am

The unclued lights (one doubly hyphened) share a medical similarity. (Despite appearances there are no rude words in the puzzle!)…

2160: 18 Down

3 May 2014 9:00 am

Six unclued lights are 18 Down from the same source (five are entitled to appear; the sixth appears regularly). Six…

2159: Wine, Woman and Song

26 April 2014 9:00 am

Nine unclued lights are linked in three different ways (three lights to each) to a tenth, which solvers should highlight.…

2158: Late bloomers

19 April 2014 9:00 am

The unclued lights (33 with I) are of a kind, all verifiable in Chambers under the appropriate headword.   Across…

2157: Song X

12 April 2014 9:00 am

Round the perimeter clockwise from 1 run six lights of a kind (7,9,10,9,9,8): if the grid were a 13/12, they…

2156: Shoreline

5 April 2014 9:00 am

Seven items of a kind read clockwise round the perimeter. In ten clues, cryptic indications omit reference to parts of…

2155: Poor Billy’s left out

29 March 2014 9:00 am

The unclued lights (two must be paired) are of a kind, verifiable in Brewer.   Across 10   Details from Britain…

2154: Clickety click

22 March 2014 9:00 am

This puzzle marks the 40 of a 33 29. 16A, 24 and 1D (four words) are three of his works.…

2153: Selling

15 March 2014 9:00 am

Each of thirteen clues contains one misprinted letter in the definition part. Corrections of misprints spell a phrase involving a…

2152: T20 – it’s just not cricket!

8 March 2014 9:00 am

The unclued lights (and 4 Down + N) are of a kind and along with the suggestion given by the…

2151: Sources

1 March 2014 9:00 am

Three theme words which must be deduced each suggest three unclued lights (including one of two words and ignoring one…

2150: Content

22 February 2014 9:00 am

Each of thirteen clues contains a superfluous word. Initial letters of these words spell the first four words of a…

2149: Super!

15 February 2014 9:00 am

Each of the unclued lights (one of two words and one of three) can be preceded by the same word…

2148: Eighth of February

8 February 2014 9:00 am

Unclued lights (including two of two words and an accent to be ignored) can be expressed in such a way…

2147: Amazing performance

1 February 2014 9:00 am

Each of the 22 across solutions, in clue order, contributes one unchecked letter to a two-word phrase (13,9) in Chambers…

2146: 4 ÷ 4 = 8

25 January 2014 9:00 am

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

2145: Two in a row

18 January 2014 9:00 am

Unclued lights form four thematic pairs, one of which combines to form a single word.   Across   1    Working…

2144: Leonids

11 January 2014 9:00 am

1D is the title of a work minus a word that is suggested by three further unclued lights. Other unclued…