Sunday, May 3, 2020

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April 2020
Clue: Flight simulator?............STAIRMASTER
Constructor: Andrew Ries; Editor: Will Shortz
NYT, Saturday, April 25, 2020

Thursday, April 30, 2020

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 Sunday.

Cabbage in a French cafe?...............EUROS
Relief pitcher of old...................ROLAIDS
Flight simulator?.......................STAIRMASTER
Like dates that lack a heart............PITTED
Off-season air fare.....................RERUN
Bender with a cap.......................KNEE

Friday, April 3, 2020

Clever Clue of the Month

















March 2020
Clue: One with savings accounts?................HERO
Constructor/Editor: Evan Birnholz
Evan Birnholz's Washington Post Crossword, Sunday, March 1, 2020

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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 Friday.

One with savings accounts?..............HERO
Threat bearing small arms?..............TREX
It has a lot of competition on TV.......ESPN
Rule that keeps you from spelling 
weirdly?................................IBEFOREE
Foul creature?..........................BALLBOY
Poison storage of the 1980s.............CDRACK

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Clever Clue of the Month

















February 2020
Clue: See the seasons pass quickly?....BINGEWATCH
Constructor: Aimee Lucido; Editor: Will Shortz
NYT, Friday, February 28, 2020

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Clever Clue Nominees

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

Like a piggy just waking up.............TINGLY
Giant who was 5'9"......................OTT
Pet peeve?..............................LEASH
Looked over slides at home, say.........UMPED
Low-tech clickers?......................PENS
See the seasons pass quickly?...........BINGEWATCH

Monday, February 3, 2020

Clever Clue of the Month















January 2020
Clue: Makes even more gross?..........GETSARAISE 
Constructor: Evan Kalish; Editor: Rich Norris
LAT, Saturday, January 25, 2020