Hints & Tips June 2021

June 2021 puzzle page

Clues by Imogen and Grid by Max Liversidge The background for this puzzle is a Graham Fox photograph showing some ropes tied in knots. This grid by Max Liversidge doesn’t mark a specific anniversary, but instead combines many anniversaries of a specific type “relevant to present times”. The different anniversaries have undefined asterisked clues, and… Read more Hints & Tips June 2021

Hints & Tips May 2021

May 2021 puzzle page

Clues by Tramp and Grid by Max Jackson The background for this puzzle is a Graham Fox photograph showing some colourful flowers, possibly lupins. This grid by Max Jackson celebrates the 70th anniversary of a cultural institution. There are ten undefined thematic entries, divided into a quartet and a sextet. Three of the quartet portrayed… Read more Hints & Tips May 2021

Hints & Tips April 2021

April 2021 puzzle page

Clues and Grid by Puck The background for this puzzle is a Bernard Spragg photograph showing a gear mechanism connecting two shafts at right angles. This grid by Puck won the 2019 RPM Trophy. The puzzle marks a notable anniversary of religious significance. The event in question has an apparently revolting name which rarely fails… Read more Hints & Tips April 2021

Hints & Tips March 2021

March 2021 puzzle page

Clues by Arachne and Grid by Patch The background for this puzzle is a Graham Fox photograph showing a harbour-side café. The tables sit deserted under an awning as rain teems down. Patch’s grid relates not to an anniversary, but to a thematic phrase, which must be deduced. There are five undefined thematic solutions: a… Read more Hints & Tips March 2021