Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Clever Clue of the Month

 

















December 2022
Clue: Super dupe...................................BIGFATLIAR
Constructors: Elizabeth Gorski; Editor: Liz Maynes-Aminzade
The New Yorker, Thursday, December 29, 2022



Saturday, December 31, 2022

Clever Clue Nominees

Please vote for the best clue from December. The Clever Clue of the Month will be announced in a few days.

Cultural icon?..........................PETRI
Someone opening a can of worms?.........ANGLER
Old-timey exhibitions with carousels....SLIDESHOWS
Joke that goes over the line?...........CRANKCALL
Cut with a letter opener?...............TBONESTEAK
Super duper?............................BIGFATLIAR

Saturday, December 3, 2022

Clever Clue of the Month











November 2022
Clue: Port authorities...........................WINESNOBS
Constructors: Simon Marotte; Editor: Will Shortz
NYT, Friday, November 25, 2022


Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Clever Clue Nominees

Please vote for the best clue from November. The Clever Clue of the Month will be announced in a few days.

Robin hood?.............................GOTHAMCITY
Means of returning home after a hunting 
trip....................................CATDOOR
Dying art form?.........................ELEGY
Nasty hangover?.........................SMOG
Port authorities?.......................WINESNOBS
Performance-enhancing supplement?.......ENCORE

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Clever Clue of the Month

 

October 2022
Clue: Small wing nut..........................................LEPIDOPTERIST
Constructors: Matthew Stock & Pravan Chakravarthy; Editor: Patti Varol
LAT, Saturday, October 1, 2022


Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Clever Clue Nominees

Please vote for the best clue from October. The Clever Clue of the Month will be announced in a few days.

Small wing nut..........................LEPIDOPTERIST
Spam generator..........................HORMEL
Bank job attire.........................SKIMASK
Confrontation at a local court,
perhaps.................................HOMEGAME
Digital design component................NAILPOLISH
Coward with a knighthood................NOEL

Monday, October 31, 2022

Clever Clue Puzzle

I thought I'd try something a little bit different this month. Here are the Clever Clue Nominees as a puzzle. 

Small wing nut............. L_ _ I _ _ P _ _ R _ _ T
Spam generator............. _ O R _ _ _
Bank job attire............ _ K _ _ A _ _
Confrontation at a local 
court, perhaps............. H _ _ E G _ _ _
Digital design component... N _ _ _ P O _ _ _ _
Coward with a knighthood... N _ _ _

I will send out the answers tomorrow. Please wait till then to vote for your favorite.