Sunday, August 19, 2018

Real Sports with Will Shortz

Will Shortz and the puzzling world of crosswords - Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel

Friday, August 3, 2018

Clever Clue of the Month













July 2018
Clue: What you might charge for a ride......TESLA 
Constructors: Natan Last, Andy Kravis, & the JASA Crossword Class 
Editor: Will Shortz
NYT, Saturday, July 28, 2018

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Clever Clue Nominees

Please vote for the best clue from July (either by email or comments below). The Clever Clue of the Month will be announced on Friday.

Overly sedimental?......................SILTY
Get a Bug off a shoulder, say...........TOW
No longer working in the private 
sector?.................................EXARMY
One who's happy about acquiring a few 
extra pounds, informally................BRIT
Person at Waterloo......................IOWAN
What you might charge for a ride........TESLA

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Clever Clue of the Month


June 2018
Clue: Story that's often scary................ATTIC
Constructor: Samuel A Donaldson; Editor: Mike Shank
Wall Street Journal, Saturday, June 2, 2018

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Clever Clue Nominees

Please vote for the best clue from June (either by email or comments below). The Clever Clue of the Month will be announced on Tuesday.

Story that's often scary................ATTIC
"Canvas" for digital art................NAILTIP
Setting for many mass movements.........MINORKEY
Old office cover-up.....................CORRECTIONFLUID
Person with convictions, perhaps........FELON
Ones going down the tubes?..............OVA

Monday, June 4, 2018

Clever Clue of the Month




















May 2018
Clue: Joint proposal?............ESCAPEPLAN
Constructor/Editor: Patrick Berry
The New Yorker, Monday, May 14, 2018

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Clever Clue Nominees

Please vote for the best clue from May (either by email or comments below). The Clever Clue of the Month will be announced on Monday.

Job for a newscaster?...................PAPERROUTE
Form of despair?........................TAXRETURN
Line holdup?............................CUECARD
Play with a ghost.......................HAMLET
Joint proposal?.........................ESCAPEPLAN
They're stuck in pubs...................DARTBOARDS