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2437: Sketchy

7 December 2019 9:00 am

The unclued lights (two of two words, one of which includes an apostrophe) are of a kind. Where alternative final…

2436: The Devil’s Own

30 November 2019 9:00 am

The unclued lights, including one of two words, comprise two adjectives and six  nouns. All share a common origin and…

to 2433: House and garden

30 November 2019 9:00 am

The painters were Millais (suggested by BOXING MATCH/SLOTHS: 1A/9D), Constable (GYP/FIRM: 7A/35), Gainsborough (EARNS/BROOKLYN: 29/24) and Landseer (NATION/SOOTHSAYER: 30/19).  …

2435: A little puzzle

23 November 2019 9:00 am

Unclued lights, two of two words, are of a kind, verifiable in Brewer. Elsewhere, ignore two accents.   Across 12   …

2433: House and garden

9 November 2019 9:00 am

Across unclued lights (one of two words) combine with down ones to suggest the surnames of four famous English painters;…

to 2430: Petite traveller

9 November 2019 9:00 am

On 19 October John le Carré turned eighty-eight (hinted at by TWO FAT LADIES (19/26/20)). His real forenames are DAVID…

2432: Getting dry

2 November 2019 9:00 am

Unclued lights (one of two words) give an event, its organiser, some participants, its winners, and the prizes.   Across…

to 2429: Homo

2 November 2019 9:00 am

The unclued lights are linked with MAN (at 7A). AXE and AGE were also allowed at 40A. Thanks to various…

2431: Pride of place

26 October 2019 9:00 am

The unclued lights (two of two words) be paired and are linked by an anagram of the four letters in…

to 2428: Tracks to the Isles

26 October 2019 9:00 am

The unclued lights are stations along the Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh train line, the pairs being 8/9 and 29/39.…

2430: Petite traveller

19 October 2019 9:00 am

19 October marks a milestone (hinted at by 19/26/20) for a person whose real forenames are given by 1A (three…

2428: Tracks to the isles

5 October 2019 9:00 am

The unclued lights (one of two words), individually or as two pairs, are of a kind. Elsewhere, ignore one accent.…

2427: In other words

28 September 2019 9:00 am

The unclued lights are of a kind, all confirmed in Chambers or Oxford. A portmanteau word (7) defining this phenomenon…

to 2424: Poem V

28 September 2019 9:00 am

The poem is La Belle Dame sans Merci by John Keats. ATONY (2), CORYZA (3), LOCKJAW (6), ENTERITIS (8) and…

2426: Her love

21 September 2019 9:00 am

The unclued lights (including one of three words, two of two words, and a pair) are names for or are…

to 2423: Redheads

21 September 2019 9:00 am

The unclued lights were all leaders of the USSR.  First prize Wendy Atkin, Sleaford, LincsRunners-up Robert Burgon, North Berwick, East…

2425: Herein

14 September 2019 9:00 am

The unclued lights (two individually, both of two words, one an abbreviation, and five pairs) are of a kind. One…

2423: Redheads

31 August 2019 9:00 am

Eight unclued lights are of a kind.    Across 1    Place to take off sari, pants and slip (8) 8   …

to 2420: Crafty

31 August 2019 9:00 am

1, 4, 23 and 30 are livery companies (33/22). They are found in The 21 and 2 (the singular of…

2422: 40 furlongs

24 August 2019 9:00 am

The unclued Across lights are of a kind, as are the unclued Down ones, all verifiable in Chambers.   Across…

2421: Tina

17 August 2019 9:00 am

‘40/37/1A’, as he has been called, was born in 28 (two words) and died in 30/36. He was a reluctant…

to 2418: Sweet

17 August 2019 9:00 am

Unclued lights are all sweet wines. WESTERNISED, an anagram of DESSERT WINE, was to be highlighted. &nbspFirst prize Erin Barrack,…

2420: Crafty

10 August 2019 9:00 am

Four unclued lights are thematic and are defined by two others. They are found in The 21 and 2 (also the…

to 2417: Six nations

10 August 2019 9:00 am

The unclued lights are LAND OF (25A): MILK AND HONEY (11A), CAKES (12A), HOPE AND GLORY (39A), ENCHANTMENT (7D), MY…

2418: Sweet

27 July 2019 9:00 am

Unclued lights are of a kind, including one of two words, all listed in Chambers or Oxford (the required spelling…