Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Clever Clue of the Month


December 2017
Clue: Mass consumption?...................WAFERS
Constructor: Damien Peterson; Editor: Mike Shank
Wall Street Journal, Thursday, December 7, 2017


Sunday, December 31, 2017

Clever Clue Nominees

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

It can have you going through hoops.....CROQUET
Little bread boxes?.....................CROUTONS
Person who's critical at first..........UMP
Mass consumption?.......................WAFERS
Small unit in typing?...................BLOODCELL
Company that can help you change your 
story...................................OTIS

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Greek Mythology Cheat Sheet

Are you up on your Greek gods and goddesses? This article should be helpful with 10 Greek mythology characters which show up frequently in crossword puzzles.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Crossword Health


Are crossword puzzles a healthy activity? According to this article there are no less that 5 health benefits from doing crossword puzzles!

Monday, December 4, 2017

Clever Clue of the Month



















November 2017
Clue: Good name for a funeral director?.....MORT
Constructor: Eric Agard; Editor: Rich Norris
LAT, Sunday, November 26, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Crosswordese Assessment

How long have you been following this site? Do you receive the crosswordese word of the day via email everyday? Has this site been helpful? It's time for an assessment. The New York Times posted a short crosswordese quiz this week. I trust those of you who've been following this site regularly will do quite well. Let me know how you do. Take the test here.

Clever Clue Nominees

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

Prayer in the woods.....................MANTIS
Marco Polo's home?......................POOLAREA
Opportunity for people to act badly.....BMOVIE
Sport shoe for hoopsters, e.g. .........ANAGRAM
Good name for a funeral director?.......MORT
Sing like a child?......................TATTLE