Thursday, October 3, 2019

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September 2019
Clue: Rock formation?..........FIST
Constructor/Editor: Evan Birnholz
Evan Birnholz's Washington Post Crossword, Sunday, September 8, 2019

Monday, September 30, 2019

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 Thursday.

Reaction to seeing a crack on one's 
phone?..................................LOL
Rock formation?.........................FIST
Rotten tomatoes, for a tough crowd......AMMO
Short staff?............................ELVES
What a fork in the road might lead to?..FLATTIRE
Lugosi who sucked in many roles.........BELA

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

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August 2019
Clue: Locks that might not be totally secure?........TOUPEE 
Constructor: Andrew Ries; Editor: Will Shortz
NYT, Friday, August 2, 2019

Sunday, September 1, 2019

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 Tuesday.

Locks that might not be totally 
secure?.................................TOUPEES
Famous print maker?.....................BIGFOOT
Threads of scientific research?.........LABCOATS
What those with no class engage in?.....RECESS
Beekeeper's lovey-dovey greeting?.......HIHONEY
S word?.................................PLURAL

Sunday, August 4, 2019

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July 2019
Clue: Lose one's ability to get a part?........GOBALD 
Constructor: Evan Kalish; Editor: Mike Shenk
WSJ, Thursday, July 7, 2019

Thursday, August 1, 2019

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 Saturday.

Reward for being close?.................NOCIGAR
Lose one's ability to get a part?.......GOBALD
Audio feedback?.........................ILOVETHISSONG
Support after a bad break?..............CAST
Roll in the dirt?.......................SOD
Spring report...........................BOING

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

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June 2019
Clue: Something relatively complicated?....FAMILYTREE 
Constructor: Robyn Weintraub; Editor: Will Shortz
NYT, Friday, June 21, 2019