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Cryptic: Some Assassin

· Published 2022-04-27T11:55:44.200Z


Cryptic: Shade Management

· Published 2022-02-23T12:55:50.782Z

I think this is a tough one.
Reference dictionary/thesaurus is mostly Chambers: (If it's not in Chambers but you're pretty sure you're right, try Merriam-Webster or a sensible Google search. Chambers may be the cryptic…

Cryptic: A Strange Case

◆◆ · Published 2022-01-26T12:55:45.012Z

First full cryptic! I'm hoping to do one of these a month.
I didn't use a reference dictionary (I'll change that in the future) but I've checked some of the nastier clues against Chambers' online tools (dictionary, thesaurus and biographical…

Mini: Going Postal

· Published 2021-12-28T14:00:14.646Z

A little practice puzzle. I spent all day trying to make this work the other day, and kept getting stuck with bad fills and nonsense words. Today, I tried moving the black squares to the opposite corners, and the fill came together in about two…

Mini-Midi Fill Practice

· Published 2021-08-30T17:01:36.084Z


Mini Cryptic #1

· Published 2021-07-31T17:57:54.677Z


Mini Fill Practice #2

· Published 2021-05-25T15:39:01.136Z

More fill practice. I tried to avoid a lot of technological abbreviations but I suppose some are always going to be needed with a lot of three-letter fills. Also tried to be more playful with my clues this time!

Mini Fill Practice #1

· Published 2021-05-01T14:21:42.087Z

Good fills are proving to be a weakness of mine, so I tried to work on that in this crossword. I didn't include words I can't define off the top of my head. I also tried to avoid naticks - those will be different for everyone, of course, but I don't…

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