Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Clever Clue Nominees

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

Duck call?..............................LOOKOUT
Tweeting symbols?.......................STATEBIRDS
Tough bass part.........................FISHSCALE
It's said while shaking.................NICETOMEETYOU
Warmly attached?........................HOTGLUED
Consultant hired for a fortune?.........SEER

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Clever Clue of the Month

 

October 2021 
Clue: It's worn while making doughnuts?........TIRETREAD
Constructor: Patrick Berry; Editor: Liz Maynes-Aminzade
The New Yorker, Monday, October 4, 2021


Sunday, October 31, 2021

Clever Clue Nominees

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

It's worn while making doughnuts?.......TIRETREAD
Bug collection?.........................INTEL
Cry heard at a shoe auction?............SOLED
Bond films?.............................WEDDINGVIDEOS
Business that offers body waxing........CARWASH
Digital color presentation?.............NAILPOLISH

Sunday, October 3, 2021

Clever Clue of the Month

 

September 2021 
Clue: Chemistry test?......................DATE
Constructor: Pam Klawitter; Editor: David Steinberg
Universal Sunday, September 5, 2021


Thursday, September 30, 2021

Clever Clue Nominees

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

Chemistry test?.........................DATE
Travel authority?.......................NBAREFEREE
What may be considered worse when done 
well....................................STEAK
Present, for the verb "gift"............TENSE
Sticky home?............................NEST
One with interior motives?..............DECORATOR

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