Clues by Qaos and Grid by Mang The background for this puzzle is a Graham Fox photograph in shades of red and yellow depicting some pipework: possibly the interior of a furnace or an engine. The 7 dials grid marks the 156th anniversary of a defining point in the field of Day 34 and for… Read more Hints & Tips October 2021
Solvers will be sad to learn of the passing of Robert Boot, super-solver and grid designer, Oberto. Robert has been a member of our 3D Crossword Community since the early days.
Because Extras are exactly what they say they are, the 3D Team likes to experiment with all things relating to the creation of crosswords and so, this month, we are asking you to step out of your normal solving zone and have a play with creating a grid. This will give you a really good… Read more April Extra 2021 – Grid Design
The Instructions The task is to design a 3D Grid suitable for inclusion in the 2022 3D Calendar Puzzles publication. The RPM is in memory of Ray Parry-Morris, who designed many successful 3D grids. Anyone may enter. The Results There were 5 entries for this year’s competition. The submissions were initially marked and graded by… Read more Results of the 2020 RPM Trophy 3D Grid Design Competition
The Instructions The November Extra puzzle is also the Tie-break Puzzle for the 2020 3D Crosswords World Championship. To qualify for the World Championship, solvers must have successfully solved at least 12 of the 2020 puzzles (which may include the August Extra). This Tie-break puzzle must be correctly solved in order to win the World… Read more Results of the 2020 3D Crosswords World Championship clue writing competition