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

2021 puzzles

Happy New Year solvers! The 2021 3D crossword puzzles will be made available progressively throughout the year. The deadline to enter the prize draw for regular monthly puzzles will be the last day of that month. Extra puzzles will be added from time to time and will have later, mid-month deadlines.

Hints and tips for each puzzle will be published sometime in the middle of each month. Subscribe to the Hints & Tips newsletter to receive them by email.

Solvers who buy the calendar and correctly solve 12 puzzles by the due date each month will be eligible to enter our annual tie-break competition for the 2021 3D Crosswords World Championship. If you have been entering the monthly competitions, you can check your progress towards the tie-break qualification.

grid design in progress
April Extra 2021

by you

April Extra instructions

Deadline for entries: 31 May

June 2021 puzzle page
June 2021

by Imogen and Max Liversidge

June Hints & Tips

View June solution

July 2021 puzzle page
July 2021

by Vlad and Gin

Solved it? Enter the prize draw by 31 July.

August 2021 puzzle page
August 2021

by Sirius

Sept 2021 puzzle page
September 2021

by Shark

Oct 2021 puzzle page
October 2021

by Qaos and Mang

Nov 2021 puzzle page
November 2021

by Pasquale and Bozzy

Dec 2021 puzzle page
December 2021

by Enigmatist and etc

2016 Puzzles

MonthSetter / DesignerDownload
JANSamuel / 45JAN puzzle
JAN solution
JAN ExtraCurmudgeon / Sirius?JAN Extra puzzle
JAN Extra solution
FEBArachne / ObertoFEB puzzle
FEB solution
MARNutmeg / MangMAR puzzle
MAR solution
APRPasquale / AramisAPR puzzle
APR solution
APR ExtraIfor / PhilostrateAPR Extra puzzle
APR Extra solution
MAYLogogriphMAY puzzle
MAY solution
JUNImogen / BozzyJUN puzzle
JUN solution
JULTrailmanJUL puzzle
JUL solution
JUL ExtraSiriusJUL Extra puzzle
JUL Extra solution
AUGEnigmatist / 45AUG puzzle
AUG solution
SEPSiriusSEP puzzle
SEP solution
OCTCurmudgeonOCT puzzle
OCT solution
OCT ExtraSiriusOCT Extra puzzle
NOVBics / ChaliceaNOV puzzle
NOV solution
DECPuck / SiriusDEC puzzle
DEC ExtraAugeasDEC Extra puzzle
DEC Extra solution