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Funky Puzzle

A devious crossword designed/ To tease and to tickle the mind,/ Arouse and perplex,/ Is better than sex, But a hard one is so good to find./// A devious crossword designedTo tease and to tickle the mind,Arouse and perplex,Is better … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Colin Dexter

The late great creator of Morse/ Was also a crosswording force/ Most clues’d pale nexter/ A belter by Dexter/ Who’s fondly remembered, of course./// https://www.theguardian.com/crosswords/crossword-blog/2017/mar/22/crossword-blog-colin-dexters-life-in-five-clues-inspector-morse The late great creator of MorseWas also a crosswording forceMost clues'd pale nexterA belter by … Continue reading

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Wynne-Win

A puzzle compiler named Wynne/ Created a grid to fill in/ He came from the Mersey/ And went to New Jersey/ And that is where crosswords begin. /// http://www.channel4.com/news/crossword-centenary-anniversary-cryptic https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/414362315446697984

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Farewell Araucaria

There was an old crossword compiler,/ A word-weaving cryptic freestyler./ Farewell Araucaria/ Infinite varier,/ Witty, bewitching beguiler.  ///http://www.theguardian.com/crosswords/2013/nov/26/araucaria-crossword-setter-john-graham-dies https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/405381894511919105 ++RIP John Graham. He was hugely influential to me as a crossword compiler. I never met him, but had one very … Continue reading

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