Author Topic: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread  (Read 67424 times)

slope

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Re: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread
« Reply #500 on: 21 May, 2021, 02:45:37 pm »
In today’s Guardian:

Cyclist of note about to sell his pants. (4,9)

 :thumbsup: Brilliant - and the three other gospels linked round the perimeter 

citoyen

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Re: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread
« Reply #501 on: 21 May, 2021, 03:10:01 pm »
Indeed - although I didn't spot the evangelists link until someone on 152 pointed it out.  :facepalm:
"The future's all yours, you lousy bicycles."

citoyen

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Re: The Cryptic Crossword Clue Thread
« Reply #502 on: 28 June, 2021, 12:44:34 pm »
Today's Guardian cryptic is set by Dave Gorman, working under the pseudonym Fed - https://twitter.com/DaveGorman/status/1409412645120323585?s=20

Some good work there - not the hardest to solve, but all neatly constructed.

Apparently, he also sets cryptics for the Independent as Bluth.
"The future's all yours, you lousy bicycles."