The 200th Azed puzzle was published in January 1976
Welcome to The Clue Clinic
The first in a series of items leading up to the appearance of Azed No. 2,500
It’s been a while…
I find myself needing a list of Christmas-themed words and phrases…
The latest news from the Clinic
Should we allow superfluous articles within an element of a cryptic wordplay, for instance the word ‘the’ in ‘middle of the day’ for A?
The first in an occasional series of original, plain puzzles for your entertainment. We hope that you enjoy this one.
‘Rejected’ has been rejected, but drinking with the boss is ok…
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.
Colin Dexter’s first Morse novel, Last Bus to Woodstock, has more links to the world of crosswords than might appear obvious