3D Crossword Solution – April 2024

April 2024 grid page

Clues by Tramp and Grid by Calluna. A bigger puzzle this month at 9 x 5 x 5 and 38 entries, allowing for more and longer words.  A good mix of thematic content makes this a puzzle we can’t — well, I’m getting ahead of things.

3D Crossword Solution – January 2024

January 2024 grid page

Clues by Raich and Grid by Calluna
January is traditionally designed to be a relatively straightforward exercise for experienced solvers and a gentle induction for newcomers into the mysteries of 3D crosswords. As such, therefore, Raich has served up a well-judged and timely offering for the first puzzle of the year.

3D Crossword Solution – November 2023

November 2023 grid page

Clues and Grid by Soup. Someone will correct me if wrong, but this is the first Alphabetical Jigsaw (AJ) which I recall seeing in the 3D Calendar. I enjoy them very much: they present a different sort of challenge, while obviously offering crucial help, in that one knows — more or less — the initial letter of each item.

3D Crossword Solution – October 2023

October 2023 grid page

Clues and Grid by Shark. The mezzanine floor lives (thanks to Shark and his little grey cells)! I have always thought that we could do more with our interstitial levels — anagrams, Ninas, patterns — and this month Shark has filled them — with words. He has also taken us deep into the realm of highly successful popular culture

3D Crossword Solution – September 2023

September 2023 grid page

Clues by Imogen and Grid by Gin. Between the Scylla of what looks to be a monstrous construction by Shark for October and the Charybdian vortex of Sirius’s force-field we find… a normal puzzle, by Imogen and Gin. However, Imogen can be a most proficiently awkward concealer of what he really means, and Gin’s grids always present their themes in ingenious ways.