Cryptics often include anagramsas well. Sincethese books are now in the Mega series, appearing three times per year and each featuring puzzles. Most desirable are clues that are clean but deceptive, with a smooth surface reading that is, the resulting clue looks as natural a phrase as possible.
Straight or quick[ edit ] Some crossword clues, called straight or quick clues, are simple definitions of the answers. How long you been crafting your own stuff?
Words to Know Clue: A crossword clue is a hint that the solver must decipher to find the answer that is then entered into the puzzle grid. One popular feature is the New York Times puzzles.
The second part is a long series of numbered blanks and spaces, representing a quotation or other text, into which the answers for the clues fit.
Stage Directions What does the suffix "ology" mean? However I have a weekly newsletter called PuzzleMail where I make slightly more difficult puzzles exclusively for subscribers. Click the Rebus button on the toolbar above the clue lists, or simply press Escape Esc.