Clues by Nutmeg and Grid by Jolt. The winner of the January puzzle was Robert Campbell of West Yorkshire. Not much by way of instruction. We are simply told that we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of an impromptu first instance of an innovative new format.
Clues by Nutmeg and Grid by Jolt The background for this puzzle is a Graham Fox photograph showing Ravi Bopara playing a summer sport for England against New Zealand. The coloured clothing indicates that this is not a Test Match. Jolt has constructed a grid celebrating the 50th anniversary of an impromptu first instance of… Read more Hints & Tips January 2021
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.
by Pasquale and Bozzy
by Enigmatist and etc
|Month||Setter / Designer||Download|
|JAN||Arachne / Patch||JAN puzzle
|FEB||Nutmeg / Jolt||FEB puzzle
|MAR||Vlad / Gin||MAR puzzle
|MAR Extra||Puck / Banter||MAR Extra puzzle & solution|
|APR||Pasquale / Mang||APR puzzle
|JUN||Eclogue / Logogriph||JUN puzzle
|JUL Extra||Sirius||JUL Extra puzzle
JUL Extra solution
|OCT||Enigmatist / Bozzy||OCT puzzle
|NOV||Anax / etc||NOV puzzle
|DEC||Puck / Aramis||DEC puzzle
by Curmudgeon and Chalicea
by Pasquale and Patch
by Vlad and MaxJackson
by Puck and Bozzy
by Arachne and Jolt
by Tramp and Banter
by Eclogue and Logogriph
by Qaos and Max Liversidge