Sunday, September 12, 2021

Clever Clue of the Month

 















Clue: Suitable-sounding name for a kid on
Santa's naughty list?..........................COLE
Constructor: Ashish Vengsarkar; Editor: Will Shortz
NYT, Thursday, August 26, 2021


Tuesday, August 31, 2021

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 in a few days.

Apt name for a farmers market that sells 
only corn?..............................ALLEARS
Sound that might be off the wall?.......ECHO
Solution for people with poor vision?...SALINE
Stuck-up couples at weddings?...........CAKETOPPERS
Help wanteds?...........................ABET
Suitable-sounding name for a kid on 
Santa's naughty list?...................COLE

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Clever Clue of the Month














July 2021
Clue: Aide in getting high?.............................SHERPA
Constructor: Malaika Handa; Editor: Matt Gaffney
MGWCC, Saturday, July 10, 2021


Saturday, July 31, 2021

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 Tuesday.

Irrational thing to celebrate?..........PIDAY
Stuff that's hard to get off your
chest?..................................TATTOOINK
Content provider?.......................GOODMOOD
Outbreak of spots?......................ADCAMPAIGN
Beneficiary of a Sonic boom?............SEGA
Aide in getting high?...................SHERPA

Friday, July 2, 2021

Clever Clue of the Month

 


June 2021
Clue: Bad spot for a date?.............................PIMPLE
Constructor: Peter Wentz; Editor: Will Shortz
NYT, Saturday, June 5, 2021


Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Clever Clue Nominees

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

Bad spot for a date?....................PIMPLE
Get-together with Mr. Spock?............MINDMELD
A child who's lying might make one......SNOWANGEL
Poetic licenses?........................VANITYPLATES
Ones who are likely to go in to labor 
early...................................WORKAHOLICS
Workers you wouldn't want to see in the 
office?.................................ANTS

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Clever Clue of the Month

 

May 2021
Clue: Time travelers of a sort.........................MINUTEHANDS
Constructor: Greg Johnson; Editor: Stanley Newman
Newsday, Saturday, May 1, 2021