Crossword

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…

2371: In a paddy

11 August 2018 9:00 am

In loving memory of 20 41 Considine (10/10/27–24/7/18), the doyenne of crossword compilers. The unclued lights and those clued without…

2370: Problem XII

4 August 2018 9:00 am

Fans of classic 12 will know that where ‘Q’ = ‘the number of’: Q26 x Q1D x (Q34 + [Q36D/5A…

2369: Prodigious

28 July 2018 9:00 am

Each of ten clues contains a misprinted letter in the definition part. Corrections of misprints spell a word which can…

2368: Cobbled together

21 July 2018 9:00 am

The unclued lights (two of two words, and the rest paired) are of a kind.   Across 1    Book with…

2367: When pigs fly

14 July 2018 9:00 am

Five unclued lights form a quotation from a work concerning the 18 of 19, 15A and 23. The 18’s name…

2366: The square

7 July 2018 9:00 am

Three items (one consisting of three words, and two consisting of four words each) read clockwise round the perimeter. Part…

2365: Beds

30 June 2018 9:00 am

One of the clued lights below reveals the theme which Brewer confirms. One of the unclued lights is not paired…

2364: Frolicsome Threesome

23 June 2018 9:00 am

2/11/12 is a four-word quotation in Chambers. Remaining unclued lights (all appropriate to the language the quotation is in) are…

2363: Case ending

16 June 2018 9:00 am

Four of the unclued entries make up a ten-word Shakespearean quotation, including an apostrophe. The other three (two of two…

2362: Men of note IV

9 June 2018 9:00 am

The unclued lights are of a kind. Ignore all accents and diacritical marks throughout the puzzle. The fifth letter of…

2361: Snoot

2 June 2018 9:00 am

Unclued lights are anagrams of eight words which are of a kind.   Across 1    Result of hooker’s foul work?…