Crossword

2277: Royalty

10 September 2016 9:00 am

Having solved the puzzle, solvers are required to highlight a 2×2 square which contains the four letters of the otherwise…

2276: Iron Man

3 September 2016 9:00 am

Definitions in ten clues contain a misprint; corrections spell out a theme word. Unclued lights are four pairs of words…

2275: Frame of reference

27 August 2016 9:00 am

Seven words read clockwise round the perimeter, in alphabetical order. Each of eighteen clues contains a misprinted letter in the…

2274: Round and round

20 August 2016 9:00 am

The perimeter squares yield six theme-words in order, though any one of them can come first. The remaining unclued lights…

2273: Numbers

13 August 2016 9:00 am

Clockwise round the perimeter from 3 run the titles of three items (1, 6, 3, 1, 4, 2, 1, 4,…

2272: Holiday time

6 August 2016 9:00 am

In eight clues, cryptic -indications omit reference to parts of answers; these parts must be highlighted, to reveal two words.…

2271: I’m not here or there

30 July 2016 9:00 am

All but one of the unclued lights can be preceded by the same word, large or small. Solvers are requested…

2270: Hard

23 July 2016 9:00 am

Seven unclued lights (all real words) are names of 22 (hyphened) minus one letter. The missing letters give GROWN-UP.  …

2269: Humiliation

16 July 2016 9:00 am

Answers to clues in italics are to be subjected, before entry in the grid, to the treatment indicated by one…

2268: In state

9 July 2016 9:00 am

The unclued lights (two of two words) are of a kind, verifiable in Brewer among other reference books. Elsewhere, ignore…

2267: Double-edged swords

2 July 2016 9:00 am

One of the unclued entries (two words) defines the others (two of which are hyphened), which are all real words.…

2266: 587

25 June 2016 8:00 am

Around the perimeter starting at one corner run two lines of a verse (ten words). Two unclued lights give the…

2265: Pouring

18 June 2016 9:00 am

The unclued Across lights (two of two words) are of a kind, as are the unclued Down ones, all verifiable…

2264: The A-Team

11 June 2016 9:00 am

Six unclued lights, the sixth spelt in its original way, are members of a team proclaimed dramatically at a venue…

2263: Hurry

4 June 2016 9:00 am

Each of twelve clues contains a misprinted letter in the definition part. Corrections of misprints spell a four-word phrase forming…

2262: Numbers game

28 May 2016 9:00 am

The unclued Across lights are of one linguistic kind and the unclued Down lights are of another, all of which…

2261: Long jump

21 May 2016 9:00 am

Six unclued lights are examples of ‘3/4/18’ (four words in total, ignore an apostrophe), a quotation (in ODQ) whose author’s…

2260: B & B

14 May 2016 9:00 am

One clue lacks a definition part; its answer is a film title. One unclued light (three words) is the title…

2259: Eco

7 May 2016 9:00 am

The unclued lights (one of two words) can be preceded by the same word which is hidden in the completed…

2258: Perimetrical jigsaw

30 April 2016 9:00 am

Clues are listed in alphabetical order of their solutions. An 11-word quotation runs around the perimeter from the top left-hand…

2257: A spree

23 April 2016 9:00 am

An excerpt from a poem (-eleven words, one hyphened, in ODQ) reads clockwise in the perimeter from the top left…

2256: 11 x 11

16 April 2016 9:00 am

The unclued lights (three of two words), individually or paired, are of a kind, with 1 Down as a plural.…

2255: In the pink

9 April 2016 9:00 am

Four unclued lights (eight words in all) form a phrase describing an activity. The other unclued lights give the author,…

2254: Ecofriendly

2 April 2016 9:00 am

Answers to clues in italics must become 15 (hyphened) to create grid entries. Definitions of these entries are supplied by…

2253: Your starter for ten

26 March 2016 9:00 am

One ‘unclued’ light, as the title suggests, can be paired (on one occasion twice) with each of the other unclued…