Visual clues, or cryptic drawings, can help you to crack elusive written clues (and vice versa), or they may help confirm your solution. Here’s a fairly easy one to solve:
Here’s a more complex construction from artist Frank Paul for a phrase (7,2,5):
Here we have a cup of ESPRESSO with three t-shirts of ascending size – S, M and L. One S is out and M is in instead. So far that gives us E
SMPRESSO. Next we have a diagram of a fin, from which is subtracted 0.001kg, or a gram. So that’s FIN DIA GRAM. Put them together and we have EMPRESS OF INDIA.
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