Author: Doctor Clue

Barred Puzzle 1

The first in an occasional series of original, plain puzzles for your entertainment. We hope that you enjoy this one.

RIP Colin Dexter

The death of Colin Dexter sadly means the loss of another of the brightest lights in the clue writing world. He won first prize in Ximenes competitions on ten occasions, and lifted the Azed cup a remarkable thirty times.

Clues from the Woodstock Bus

Colin Dexter’s first Morse novel, Last Bus to Woodstock, has more links to the world of crosswords than might appear obvious

Checkup Request 1

Hi, Can you help me parse this please? Batsman unable to score many wuns worn out (6) WABBIT From last weeks Mephisto. I gave up trying to parse it then. Worn out as the...

Clue Movie A.3

Here we move on to describe the eight basic clue types