3D Crossword Solution – August 2021

August 2021 puzzle page

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’.

Hints & Tips July 2021

July 2021 puzzle page

Clues by Vlad and Grid by Gin The background for this puzzle is a Graham Fox photograph showing a mouth-watering pile of limes. This grid by Gin marks 58th and 70th anniversaries of important dates in the life of one of a famous (or rather notorious) group. His epithet appears in the yellow highlighted squares.… Read more Hints & Tips July 2021

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

3D Crossword Solution – April 2021

April 2021 puzzle page

Clues and Grid by Puck. The winner of the April puzzle was Sheila Brain of Exmouth. With this puzzle Puck was the winner of the 2019 RPM Trophy (3D’s end of year competition for 3D crossword designers) so I’ve very much been looking forward to solving it.