Monday, June 3, 2019

Clever Clue of the Month


















May 2019
Clue: Invasive plant?....................ENEMYSPY
Constructor: Sam Ezersky; Editor: Will Shortz
NYT, Friday, May 31, 2019

Friday, May 31, 2019

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.

Dead actor?.............................POSSUM
Act like a rude waiter?.................CUTINLINE
Manipulate digitally....................KNEAD
Top of a Pacific island chain...........HAWAIIANSHIRT
Screen guild?: Abbr. ...................TSA
Invasive plant?.........................ENEMYSPY

Friday, May 3, 2019

Clever Clue of the Month

























April 2019
Clue: Father figure?.......................DADBOD
Constructor: Will Nediger; Editor: Will Shortz
NYT, Sunday, April 14, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Clever Clue Nominees

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

Lotus positions?........................DEALERSHIPS
Babysitter's reading material?..........RIOTACT
Father figure?..........................DADBOD
Very tight group?.......................MISERS
Participants in a murder?...............CROWS
Place where beads are made..............SAUNA

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Clever Clue of the Month



March 2019
Clue: Couple hanging out in hip joints?.....FEMURS 
Constructor: Alex Eaton-Salners; Editor: Peter Gordon
Fireball Crossword, Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Clever Clue Nominees

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

Dated women?............................DAMSELS
Test that lets you practice after you 
pass....................................BAREXAM
He has many hands and a prosthetic leg..AHAB
Couple hanging out in hip joints?.......FEMURS
Rear end in a British auto?.............ARSE
Discuss one's toilet habits, for 
example.................................OVERSHARE

Monday, March 4, 2019

Clever Clue of the Month



February 2019
Clue: Like a full-moon viewing?.................OBSCENE 
Constructor/Editor: Evan Birnholz
Evan Birnholz's Washington Post Crossword, Sunday, February 10, 2019