Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Clever Clue of the Month

 



















July 2022
Clue: Dancer's landing pad...............................ROOF
Constructors: Lisa Senzel & Jeff Chen; Editor: Mike Shenk
WSJ, Saturday, July 9, 2022


Sunday, July 31, 2022

Clever Clue Nominees

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

Dancer's landing pad....................ROOF
Jumper cable?...........................BUNGEECORD
Strips for JFK?.........................TARMACS
Question not asked on "Jeopardy!".......WHY
Joint owner?............................STONER
Not in gear?............................NAKED


Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Clever Clue of the Month

June 2022
Clue: Good or bad vacuum review?..................SUCKS
Constructors: Parker Higgins & Ross Trudeau; Editor: Will Shortz
NYT, Thursday, June 16, 2022

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Clever Clue Nominees

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

Joins a heavy metal band, say...........WELDS

Difficult couple?.......................EFS
The last thing a Mississippi cheerleader
wants?..................................ANI
Good or bad vacuum review?..............SUCKS
Mudslingers?............................BARISTAS

Fixes a flat, in a way?.................AUTOTUNES

Friday, June 3, 2022

Clever Clue of the Month

 

May 2022
Clue: Game where you can play rough but
you can't play fair?..........................................WORDLE
Constructor: Aimee Lucido; Editor: Liz Maynes-Aminzade
The New Yorker, Tuesday, May 3, 2022


Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Clever Clue Nominees

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

Game where you can play rough but you 
can't play fair?........................WORDLE
Basket made without weaving?............SETSHOT
Battle waged with weapons in some 
cases...................................PILLOWFIGHT
Sub standard?...........................DELIMEAT
Hard-to-swallow reactions?..............SPITTAKES
Pop up a lot?...........................NEWDAD

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Clever Clue of the Month

 

April 2022
Clue: Mystery that might have a 
stirring message?....................SECRETRECIPE
Constructor: Robyn Weintraub; Editor: Patti Varol
LAT, Saturday, April 23, 2022