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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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Puzzler’s Wednesday – Meet Steve Townsend.

Hey folks, it’s been a while since my last Puzzler’s Wednesday post, but I hope this one makes up for it! Today we welcome British cryptic constructor Steve Townsend, who talks about his love of puzzles, drumming and introduces us … Continue reading

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Paws 4 Logic Giveaway and a Cryptic Crossword!

FURTHER UPDATE – Both contests are now closed. Winner of the PDF of Paws4Logic is Three Chatty Cats. UPDATE – We have a winner – Congratulations to¬†Brittany Ivie¬†and happy puzzling.   If you would like a paperback copy of Paws … Continue reading

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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: … Continue reading

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Puzzling from A to Z – Day 3 – C is for Cryptic Crosswords!

A rerun today as I need to get ready for Passover! As some folks here know I grew up in England, so from a fairly young age I started trying to decode the mysteries of the cryptic crossword. Cryptics follow … Continue reading

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About “About” – Cryptic Tips from Julie Weaver Cowe

It’s been a while since I’ve post a “how to” post for those learning the ins and outs of Cryptic Crosswords. This is a reprint from Julie Weaver Cowe from her blog Crypticrochet. Cryptic learners should check out her blog … Continue reading

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Cryptic Definitions by Sanket Shrivastava

One of my favorite pastimes is the writing and solving of cryptic clues and puzzles. On Facebook I am an admin of the Cryptic Crossword Society. When I first joined the group it had about 400 members. Today it has … Continue reading

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