Crossword

2250: Knavish

5 March 2016 9:00 am

The unclued lights (one of two words, and one of three) when preceded by the same word (which has to…

2249: Transformation

27 February 2016 9:00 am

The transformation is 10A (three words), which suggests the other unclued lights, including one of two words and one hyphened.…

2248: In the stars

20 February 2016 9:00 am

In the clues, the 9 stars represent omitted words (one of which is a dialect variant of another). Those 9…

2247: Commoners II

13 February 2016 9:00 am

The unclued lights (one of two words), individually or as three pairs, are of a kind.   Across   9   …

2246: Where’s Maggie?

6 February 2016 9:00 am

Unclued lights (including one of two words and three pairs, 37 doing double duty) are characters in a play. A…

2245: Fair and square

30 January 2016 9:00 am

Each of eleven clues contains a misprinted letter in the definition part. Corrections of misprints spell the source (three words)…

2244: Faithful

23 January 2016 9:00 am

The unclued lights, one of two words, are of a kind, verifiable in Brewer.   Across   1    After…

2243: Obit III

16 January 2016 9:00 am

Last year we lost a popular 39 of stage and screen. 18A/16 (four words in total) and 10/18A/15 (five words…

2242: Defeated

9 January 2016 9:00 am

Clues in italics are cryptic indications of partial answers. In each case, the indicated part must be 5 39 (five…

2241: Customary

2 January 2016 9:00 am

The unclued lights, (two of two words), individually or as two pairs, are of a kind, verifiable in Brewer 19th…

2240: Various sources

5 December 2015 9:00 am

In each of eight clues, one letter has been cut from the definition part; the cut letters spell a word…

2239: ITOIX

28 November 2015 9:00 am

The unclued lights (all of two or three words, some hyphened and all confirmed in Chambers) can be arranged into…

2238: Old issues

21 November 2015 9:00 am

The title suggests a pair of unclued lights which identify the common feature of the others. Solvers must shade the…

2237: Experimental

14 November 2015 9:00 am

One unclued light is a publication (two words). The others are relevant figures (all in Chambers) who appear in a…

2236: Alphabetical jigsaw

7 November 2015 9:00 am

This week’s puzzle breaks away from the traditional thematic puzzle. Instead, here is an alphabetical jigsaw for solvers to tackle.…

2235: Vile stuff

29 October 2015 9:00 am

1/44 (eight words in total) is part of a question (in ODQ) minus a word exemplified by the other unclued…

2234: A greater measure

24 October 2015 9:00 am

One unclued light is the name of a drink which can be measured into three ingredients. Each ingredient has three…

2233: Clutching at straws!

17 October 2015 8:00 am

The unclued lights, either individually or as a pair, are of a kind. Ignore one accent.   Across 4 Read…

2232: Ups and downs

10 October 2015 9:00 am

The unclued lights, in one case paired, are all suggested by a thematic phrase (two words), which is set out…

2231: On the side

3 October 2015 8:00 am

Unclued lights (three of two words; ignore one apostrophe) may be grouped to form a related triad.   Across  …

2230: Lot 46

26 September 2015 8:00 am

The unclued lights, five of which are correctly numbered, are of a kind. Ignore one accent. Chambers does not include…

2229: Gnome

19 September 2015 8:00 am

The third letters of extra words in two dozen clues spell out a 35 (in ODQ 7&8), associated with the…

2228: Unfair

12 September 2015 9:00 am

One unclued light (ignore its umlaut) is the home of a team known by a name which is another unclued…

2227: Word building

5 September 2015 9:00 am

The unclued lights (one of two words and another hyphened) can be arranged to form a word pyramid of 3…

2226: Whitehouse

29 August 2015 9:00 am

Clockwise from 4 run three titles (6,2,3,6,7,9,3,4,3,4,5) linked with X who won a 21 of 8s. 29 is a fourth…