Clues by Tramp and Grid by Gin Theme: I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, Radio Four Programme first broadcast April 1972 The winners of the April puzzle are Monica Jeffrey & Denise Brocklehurst of Weston Under Wetherley. Review of the April 2022 3D crossword We were told that this puzzle celebrates a 50th anniversary. At… Read more 3D Crossword Solution – April 2022
Clues by Enigmatist and Grid by etc Theme: M. C. Escher The winner of the March puzzle is Kevin McDermid of Newcastle upon Tyne. Review of the March 2022 3D crossword We were told that this puzzle marks the 50th anniversary of the death of X; solutions to nine clues are the names of X’s… Read more 3D Crossword Solution – March 2022
Clues and Grid by Puck Theme: Ulysses by James Joyce The winner of the February puzzle is Max Jackson of Oxford. Review of the February 2022 3D crossword We were told that this puzzle celebrates the 100th anniversary of a publication and the 140th anniversary of a birth. A pseudonym (5,6) hinted at in 5… Read more 3D Crossword Solution – February 2022
Clues and grid by Curmudgeon. The winner of the January puzzle is Suzanne Farquhar of Reading. We were told that this puzzle marks the 100th anniversary of a death.
Clues by Enigmatist and Grid by etc Theme: Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll, published on 27 December 1871. The winner of the December puzzle is Rachel Sheldon of Bracknell. Review of the December 2021 3D crossword We were told that this puzzle marks a 150th anniversary and features a main theme and a related… Read more 3D Crossword Solution – December 2021
Clues by Pasquale and Grid by Bozzy. The winner of the November puzzle was
Clues by Qaos and Grid by Mang Theme: Thermodynamics The winner of the November puzzle was Andrew Wyss of Leeds. Review of the October 2021 3D crossword [Because I designed this grid, I asked Nick Inglis, half of the grid designing team etc, and one of our 3D editorial team, if he could review it.… Read more 3D Crossword Solution – October 2021
Clues and grid by Shark. The winner of the September puzzle was Jake Schumacher from Champaign, IL, USA. The instructions were lengthy. We were told that the crossword celebrates the unclued 5ac 13ac’s 75th anniversary (and later this year a 30th anniversary).
Clues by Sirius and grid by Komorník. The winner of the August Extra puzzle was Robbie Etherington of Kenilworth, Warwickshire. Hello, Soup here with some notes on the August Extra puzzle. We’re told this puzzle celebrates a topical anniversary.
Clues and Grid by Sirius. The winner of the August puzzle was Janet Brown of Stroud. We were told that solutions of blue highlighted clues are of a kind, as are those in yellow, cryptically. A word for the ‘blues’ and a word for the ‘yellows’ combine to make a thematic example of the ‘greens’.