Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Clever Clue of the Month

 

October 2020
Clue: Navel base..........................................ABDOMEN
Constructor: Alex Eaton-Salners; Editor: Mike Shenk
WSJ, Thursday, October 1, 2020

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Clever Clue Nominees

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

Navel base..............................ABDOMEN
Made tense?.............................PAST
Business whose clients might go belly 
up?.....................................PETSPA
Secret thing since the '50s.............ROLLONDEODORANT
Time's role in the book business........YELLOWER
Cut the cheese, perhaps.................GRATE

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Clever Clue of the Month

 

September 2020

Clue: Head for the backcountry?..................OUTHOUSE 
Constructors/Editors: Amy Schecter and Christina Iverson 
Inkubator, Friday, September 11, 2020


Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Clever Clue Nominees

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

Venues for star-studded shows?..........PLANETARIA
Rotten to the Corps?....................AWOL
Gets one over on........................BOGEYS
Trustworthy woman?......................HEIRESS
Head for the backcountry?...............OUTHOUSE
Result of providing service and getting
nothing in return?......................ACE

Friday, September 11, 2020

Crossword Chat

 Matt Gaffney, Mike Miller, and Mike Shenk have a great conversation about crossword puzzles at this link. Especially informative is the section where Mike Shenk creates a puzzle and discusses the finer points of filling the grid. 

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Clever Clue of the Month

 













August 2020
Clue: Cultural center?................................BIOLAB
Constructor: Greg Johnson; Editor: Stanley Newman
Newsday, Saturday, August 8, 2020


Monday, August 31, 2020

Clever Clue Nominees

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

Drops from a workout....................SWEAT
Ring highlights?........................GEMSTONES
Cultural center?........................BIOLAB
Where to get a mullet trimmed...........FISHMARKET
Mexican bar tender......................PESO
One may eat at your place...............TERMITE