Tag Archives: Crosswords

Cryptic Crossroads – A Clue!

Can you solve the clue? It’s from my puzzle, Shady, in Cryptic Crossroads. And don’t forget to pick up your copy of Cryptic Crossroads – now on Amazon. All proceeds to cancer charities — a cause very close to my … 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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Puzzles for Progress

It’s Inauguration Day and I’m working in McDonald’s test-solving a puzzle. CNN is on and I’m trying not to look at the screen, but in the corner of my eye I see the words “President Trump sworn in.” I shudder. … Continue reading

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Friday Fiction with a Puzzle Twist!

Beatrice Bumsqueak is the toad animagus that acts as the Healer in the P.A.W.S. Institute of the Midwest. She is also an avid crossword enthusiast. Here’s a little sampling of a scene in Umbrae, the upcoming third installment of the … Continue reading

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Puzzler’s Wednesday – Meet Hasslethymi

Welcome back to Puzzler’s Wednesday. Today we have a special treat. Meet British cryptic crossword setter, Ashley Smith AKA Hasslethymi. Ashley recently released his new collection of 100 Cryptic crosswords that you can pick up for just £2.50  from his website.   … 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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Puzzler’s Wednesday – Balaji Agoram (Bruno)

  Tell us a little bit about yourself? I live in the San Francisco area and work for a biotech company in their clinical R&D department. When did you start solving and making puzzles? I had tried my hand at … Continue reading

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