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2481: Octet

31 October 2020 9:00 am

19 across (two words) is commonly associated with an octet. Each member of the octet defines one further unclued light.…

2472: All-inclusive

29 August 2020 9:00 am

An 11-word quotation (in ODQ) reads clockwise around the perimeter from square 1. Other unclued lights are names of a…

2463: Tongue twisters

27 June 2020 9:00 am

The unclued lights are of a kind and are entered in the grid in a thematically appropriate manner. Across 11…

2454: 17 Across

25 April 2020 9:00 am

Thirteen unclued lights are of a kind (all singular, not plural) and confirmed in Chambers. 17 across gives the puzzle’s…

2445: In other words II

21 February 2020 10:00 pm

41, 1A, 10 (seven words in total) is a description of a phenomenon. Remaining unclued lights, including one of two…

2436: The Devil’s Own

30 November 2019 9:00 am

The unclued lights, including one of two words, comprise two adjectives and six  nouns. All share a common origin and…

2427: In other words

28 September 2019 9:00 am

The unclued lights are of a kind, all confirmed in Chambers or Oxford. A portmanteau word (7) defining this phenomenon…

2418: Sweet

27 July 2019 9:00 am

Unclued lights are of a kind, including one of two words, all listed in Chambers or Oxford (the required spelling…

2409: Crosswords

25 May 2019 9:00 am

The unclued lights are of a kind, including one hyphened, all confirmed in Chambers except for 8 across, which is…

2390: Tea shop

12 January 2019 9:00 am

Unclued lights, all confirmed in Chambers or Collins, are three sets of four words of a kind, each set relating…

2382: A pointed remark

27 October 2018 9:00 am

Three unclued lights make up a nine-word quotation. Remaining unclued lights are of a kind.   Across 1    Norway blocking…

2373: Susurrus

25 August 2018 9:00 am

Unclued lights are three groups of three words of a kind, each group defined by the name of a different…

2364: Frolicsome Threesome

23 June 2018 9:00 am

2/11/12 is a four-word quotation in Chambers. Remaining unclued lights (all appropriate to the language the quotation is in) are…

2355: 13 16

21 April 2018 9:00 am

13 1A 23 22 is an eight-word quotation by 34 in ODQ. Other unclued lights, including one of three words,…

2343: Rats!

27 January 2018 9:00 am

Round the perimeter clockwise is a 14-word quotation in ODQ, with its first word represented by a number in the…

A beastly business

16 December 2017 9:00 am

Three unclued lights form a nine-word quotation from a thematic work. Remaining unclued lights, including one hyphened, are five trios…

2334: Sweet variations

4 November 2017 9:00 am

5 (hyphened) and 14 are types of 37. Remaining unclued lights are other types of 37, given in a form…

2316: Divine alteration

1 July 2017 9:00 am

Seven clues contain a redundant word, each defining one unclued light. These seven unclued lights all undergo partial 1 across…

Constitutional Amendment

20 May 2017 9:00 am

Unclued lights are six characters from 45 and its author. Five of these undergo 45 in one way before entry;…

2307: Obit IV

20 May 2017 9:00 am

On 18 March 2017 the great ROCK’N’ROLLER (3) Chuck Berry died. Round the perimeter run the titles of four of…

2301: Age of extremes

18 March 2017 9:00 am

Eight unclued lights are of a kind; the remaining two complete four words from a quote, which is appropriately positioned…

to 2298: NOИ

18 March 2017 9:00 am

The unclued lights are titles of Russian novels minus their ‘and’ (И in Russian): 17 CRIME and 9 PUNISHMENT (Dostoevsky),…

Discovery

14 January 2017 9:00 am

Two pairs of unclued lights are theme names. Remaining unclued lights aren’t in themselves thematic, but their unchecked letters complete…

to 2282: Timely

5 November 2016 9:00 am

The perimetric quotation (referring to October), AMBIGUOUS MONTH, THE MONTH OF TENSION, THE UNENDURABLE MONTH’, is followed by DL, the initials…

2285: Characterful

5 November 2016 9:00 am

Unclued lights are three groups of three words of a kind, each group relating differently to a theme word. This…