Puzzler’s Wednesday – Brian Dungate


Today on Puzzler’s Wednesday we welcome British setter, Brian Dungate. Tell us a little bit about yourself, Brian?

British. Spanish wife. Much-travelled.

When did you start solving and making puzzles?

Solving clues: pre-teens, solving puzzles: as a teenager, setting puzzles: 25 years ago.

Do you just concentrate on cryptics or do you solve/create other kinds of puzzles too?

Various types, including non-crosswords.

A cryptic clue that always stayed with you?

My! How little April has changed! (6)*

Favorite constructor?


What do you like to do when you’re not doing puzzles?

Music: listening: all kinds; playing: keyboard, piano, organ, flute; reading, travel, translation, movie extra work, swimming.

If you could have dinner with one famous person who would choose?

Nana Mouskouri.

If you had a superpower what would it be?

To bring joy where there is none.

What’s your personal motto?

Absque labore nihil* – which was our school motto and remained over the main entrance when it later became a maternity hospital.

(Nothing is achieved without labour)

Brian you like to share a puzzle with us here at Paws4Puzzles. Click on the button below to download the puz file.

*(Clue by Bullfield. Solution: Phwoar)

About paws4puzzles

I'm a writer and puzzle maker. I am the author of a YA fantasy series, P.A.W.S. and my puzzles have been published in many magazines from Dell and Penny Press and on the walls of the Eltana cafe in Seattle. My most recent release is a book of logic problems, Paws4Logic which I wrote together with my son, Joey.
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