Category Archives: Crosswords

An Ex in the Puzzle by Louise Foster

Hey folks, one of the most fun recent projects I worked on was with mystery writer, Louise Foster. I met Louise originally at Archon, a local science fiction convention which I attend every year as a writer, puzzler and fan. … Continue reading

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Happy National Puzzle Day!

Hi everyone, Happy National Puzzle Day! To celebrate I have a treat for everyone, a cryptic crossword I originally created for Conline 3, now available for your puzzling pleasure. Download the PDF to print here! And in case you get … Continue reading

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Cryptic Definitions about Life, the Universe and Everything – Answers and Winners

Hi everyone, I hope you had a good week. Here are the answers to the 42 Cryptic Definition clues set last week by Sanket. Please note that by nature cryptic definition clues can sometimes lead to multiple valid solves, so … Continue reading

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Cryptic Definitions: The Soul of Cryptic Crosswords by Sanket Shrivastava

Hello everyone, today Paws 4 Puzzles is happy to host Sanket Shrivastava who is going to explain to us a little about Cryptic Definitions in Cryptic Crosswords. You can find out more about Sanket over at his Puzzler’s Wednesday interview. … Continue reading

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Now Me! A Cryptic Crossword for Women’s Day

Hey Everyone, sorry I haven’t posted for a while. Today is International Women’s Day and to celebrate a group of wonderful women setters headed up by Sowmya Ramkumar have put together a community cryptic crossword. For more about the puzzle … Continue reading

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Cryptic Crossroads – Volume 2

What use is a book of crosswords that you can’t carry with you to solve when you are waiting in lines at the Doctor’s office, travelling by tube or metro or on a flight? What if you can not only … Continue reading

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Cryptic Crossroads

Hey folks I have an announcement. I have a puzzle in this new book of Cryptic Crosswords now available on Amazon. The book contains puzzles from setters from around the globe and all proceeds are going to charity. A little … Continue reading

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Double Dare – Prize Cryptic Crossword Contest at 1Across

Hey folks – want to win a copy of Paws 4 Logic? Hop on over to 1Across and solve this week’s Cryptic Crossword created by “The Oracle”. Winner will receive a paperback signed by me and Joey if they’re in … Continue reading

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Puzzling from A to Z – An Xword!

Hello folks and welcome to X day – and what do we have today? But an X-word (Crossword) of course. I hope you enjoy this – click on the gentleman below for the grid and clues.¬†You can either solve online … Continue reading

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