Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Clever Clue of the Month

January 2021
Clue: Some “M*A*S*H” characters...............ASTERISKS
Constructor: Joe Deeney; Editor: Will Shortz
NYT, Saturday, December 2, 2021


Sunday, January 31, 2021

Clever Clue Nominees

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

Some "M*A*S*H" characters...............ASTERISKS
Remains to be seen......................MUSEUMEXHIBIT
One known for their teaching chops?.....SENSEI
Retiring workers?.......................PITCREW
It's not exactly humerus (but it's
close)..................................ULNA
Cut to the cloth?.......................TITHE

Monday, January 4, 2021

Clever Clue of the Month

 

December 2020
Clue: Center of a circle or square, maybe......STATUE 
Constructor: Damon Gulczynski; Editor: Will Shortz 
NYT, Friday, December 18, 2020


Thursday, December 31, 2020

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 Monday.

Covering in the news?...................MASK
Crack jokes, perhaps?...................POTTYHUMOR
Does some sole searching?...............FISHES
Some real heady stuff?..................BEER
Center of a circle or square, maybe.....STATUE
Name of Washington's football team, as
of 2020.................................FOOTBALLTEAM

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Clever Clue of the Month











November 2020
Clue: Final exam?..........................................AUTOPSY
Constructors: Kameron Austin Collins & Paolo Pasco; Editor: Will Shortz
NYT, Saturday, November 7, 2020

Monday, November 30, 2020

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 Thursday.

Person with a line of credit?...........ACTOR
Final exam?.............................AUTOPSY
Large amount, originally 48 bushels (we 
kid you not)............................BUTTLOAD
Hearing aid?............................COURTREPORTER
Fail to keep off the grass?.............TOKE
Warning of reckless driving?............FORE

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