Crossword

Constitutional Amendment

20 May 2017 9:00 am

Unclued lights are six characters from 45 and its author. Five of these undergo 45 in one way before entry;…

2309: Complicated

13 May 2017 9:00 am

Each of fifteen clues contains a misprinted letter in the definition part. Corrections of misprints spell the four-word title of…

2308: Landmark

6 May 2017 9:00 am

This puzzle is a landmark for D(0)C: his first crossword appeared in The Spectator in the issue dated July 4th…

2307: Obit IV

29 April 2017 9:00 am

Clockwise round the grid from 16 run the titles of four works (4,4,9,6,1,5,3,5,3,4,6) by a late great 3 (two apostrophes)…

2306: Instruction

22 April 2017 9:00 am

‘21D/14’ (four words in total) is an instruction (in ODQ) with which solvers will comply by inserting the remaining unclued…

2305: Whodunnit?

15 April 2017 8:00 am

The unclued lights (one of two words) can be resolved into three associated trios which are not the solution to…

2304: Hexagon

8 April 2017 9:00 am

The same 26 appears six times in 1D. Remaining unclued lights exemplify its different meanings. The 26 will appear diagonally…

2303: Great 32

1 April 2017 9:00 am

The puzzle marks the centenary of the death of a person whose name is formed by two unclued lights. Five…

2302: Urbane turban

25 March 2017 9:00 am

The solutions to twelve clues, all of which lack definition, have to be adapted as the title indicates before the…

2301: Age of extremes

18 March 2017 9:00 am

Eight unclued lights are of a kind; the remaining two complete four words from a quote, which is appropriately positioned…

2300: The law

11 March 2017 9:00 am

Each of ten clues comprises a definition part and a hidden consecutive jumble of the answer including one extra letter.…

2299: Pieces of Eight

4 March 2017 9:00 am

One unclued light is the origin of the remaining unclued lights (three of two words), individually or as a pair.…

2298: NOᴎ

25 February 2017 9:00 am

The unclued lights (one of two words), correctly paired, are of a kind and are defective in the same way.…

2297: Thoroughly

18 February 2017 9:00 am

Each of nine clues contains a misprinted letter in the definition part. Corrections of misprints spell a two-word phrase. Clues…

2296: Men of note

11 February 2017 9:00 am

The unclued lights, which include the German eighth, are of a kind. Ignore all accents.   Across 1    Lines fish…

2295: Juicy

4 February 2017 9:00 am

An unclued light is a name shared by two persons, one of whom is fictional. Remaining unclued lights give names…

2294: Times Square

28 January 2017 9:00 am

Six words (one with American spelling) read clockwise in sequence round the perimeter. Each of seventeen clues comprises a definition…

2293: Topping

21 January 2017 9:00 am

The unclued lights (one of two words and one hyphened) are of a kind, all verifiable in Chambers.   Across…

Discovery

14 January 2017 9:00 am

Two pairs of unclued lights are theme names. Remaining unclued lights aren’t in themselves thematic, but their unchecked letters complete…

2291: Seriously?

7 January 2017 9:00 am

In ten clues, the wordplay omits one of the letters of the solution. These letters in the grid, read row…

2290: Timely II

31 December 2016 9:00 am

Clockwise round the grid from 11 run three trios (8,4,6,5,9,3,5,8,4), each trio combining to suggest the same word. A trio…

2289: I don’t believe it!

3 December 2016 9:00 am

The unclued lights, as a singleton and four pairs with one unclued light doing double duty, are of a kind,…

2288: Housey-housey

26 November 2016 9:00 am

The unclued lights (ignore two apostrophes and an umlaut) are of a kind, as verified in Brewer.   Across 1   …

2287: Quarry

19 November 2016 9:00 am

In eight clues, cryptic indications omit reference to parts of answers; these parts must be highlighted, to reveal a word…

2286: B

12 November 2016 9:00 am

The unclued lights are of a kind. Ignore one grave accent.   Across   1    Hails a picador, awfully exciting…