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2073: Yonkers bonkers

18 August 2012 6:00 am

The unclued lights (including the pair at 36/9) are islands on the ORKNEYS (an anagram of     ‘Yonkers’). Solvers had…

2075: An outstanding idea

11 August 2012 6:00 am

45/11 (seven words) is part of a quotation (in ODQ7) from 13/34D. Remaining unclued lights, all real words in Chambers,…

2072: pediculi

11 August 2012 6:00 am

‘OFF WITH HER HEAD (1A)!’ was screamed by the Queen of Hearts in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Remaining unclued lights…

2074: Capital punishment

4 August 2012 6:00 am

Six unclued lights are synonymous with one unclued light which, according to a quotation in ODQ, is 38 43 (five…

2071

4 August 2012 6:00 am

LETHAL BITES (14 7) and BLITHE TALES (36 33) are possible results of the STORMING (19) of THE BASTILLE (an…

2073: Yonkers bonkers

28 July 2012 6:00 am

The unclued lights (one of two words), individually or as a pair, are of a kind. Solvers are called upon…

2070: nothing special

28 July 2012 6:00 am

Each unclued light (or the pair at 3/19D) is a heraldic ORDINARY, as shown in Brewer 17th edition, page 662.…

2072: Pediculi

21 July 2012 6:00 am

‘1A (four words)!’ is a quotation suggesting the link between the other seven unclued lights (all real words). The domain…

Crossword Solution to 2069: Yes and no

21 July 2012 6:00 am

The TITLE (36) gives WORDS (34) that, if combined, ANAGRAMMATISED (42) and suffixed to DUMP, defined by 7, 10, 12…

Crossword 2071: 14-7

14 July 2012 6:00 am

Each of twenty-four clues comprises a definition part and a hidden consecutive jumble of the answer including one extra letter;…

Solution to 2068: Hard case

14 July 2012 6:00 am

‘ALAS, POOR YORICK’ (4) is an utterance by HAMLET on discovering the SKULL of the JESTER (11).  Six unclued lights…

Crossword 2070: Nothing special

7 July 2012 6:00 am

The unclued lights (three of two words), individually or ‘19D’, are of a kind, represented in Brewer. Ignore all accents.…

Crossword 2067 solution

7 July 2012 6:00 am

The across unclued lights are MORRIS marques and the down unclued lights are AUSTIN ones. The title is an anagram…

Crossword 2069: Yes and no

30 June 2012 6:00 am

The 36 gives 34 that, if combined, 42 and suffixed to the word defined by each of 7, 10, 12…

Crossword 2066 solution

30 June 2012 6:00 am

The ten unclued lights were all types of ants and were therefore defined by 7D. First prize B. Taylor, Bolton…

Crossword 2068: Hard case

23 June 2012 6:00 am

One unclued light is an utterance prompted by a discovery. One unclued light is the occupation of the person to…

Crossword 2065 solution

23 June 2012 6:00 am

AND could be found in the grid connecting NAME & ADDRESS, HERO & LEANDER, and BANGERS & MASH, so 19…

Crossword 2067: Martini sours

16 June 2012 6:00 am

One unclued Across light can be paired with the remaining unclued ones: similarly with the  unclued Down lights. Across  12…

Crossword 2064 solution

16 June 2012 6:00 am

The twenty words revealed in the perimeter squares and the four 10-letter words can all be paired with both BLACK…