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 Shank
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

Clever Clue of the Month

























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

Sunday, June 30, 2019

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

Stick in the dugout.....................OAR
Tongue depressor?.......................LACER
Like three of the letters of "aisle"....SILENT
Big shot?...............................GROUPPHOTO
Something relatively complicated?.......FAMILYTREE
What to say when you're ordering a
shake?..................................PUTITTHERE

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