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Cryptics 15

Caustic Cryptics   Despite a touch of illness in the cruellest month of April, we’re back. Given current events, the link shouldn’t be a surprise nor the sentiments. Don’t mind if you disagree – mind… Read More »Cryptics 15

Cryptics 14

Caustic Cryptics   Slightly late for assorted reasons. Not a difficult link between the clues here but maybe more fun in solving the individual puzzles. Don’t forget to comment and share.   1. Clumsy partygoer… Read More »Cryptics 14

Cryptics 13

Caustic Cryptics   In these dark long winters, there’s nothing like a good book and a warm room in your local library (if you still have one). In some cases, though, whether it is a… Read More »Cryptics 13

Cryptics 12

Caustic Cryptics   Welcome to what will be the last of these for 2022. Hooray, you may shout but that won’t prevent more in 2023. Format similar to past ones. There’s a common theme (not… Read More »Cryptics 12

Cryptics 11

Caustic Cryptics A lot of hyphens this time but that’s not our fault! Overall, this seems like an open goal, I know, but that’s never stopped us before. Similar format to past CC’s. There is… Read More »Cryptics 11

Cryptics 10

Caustic Cryptics Somewhat appropriately, this latest puzzle seems to have taken ages to come to fruition but with the end result being rather disappointing. There is a link within the odd numbered questions and within… Read More »Cryptics 10

Cryptics 9

We’ve gone to the movies this week – anything to avoid the Tory Party Leadership Contest. The clues below are all for movies which were either nominated or won Golden Raspberry Awards. We’ve put in… Read More »Cryptics 9

Cryptics 8

Caustic Cryptics It’s the return of the less than clement weather and your favourite less than clement cryptics. You should be used to the pattern by now. There is a link between each of these… Read More »Cryptics 8

Cryptics 7

Caustic Cryptics A rare thing for this post – we tell you the link! These are the top 8 hated “celebrities” in a Go Compare survey from 2018 asking Britons who they would least like… Read More »Cryptics 7

Cryptics 6

Caustic Cryptics The Jubilee Bank Holiday has almost landed on us, so the useful excuses about not having the time don’t apply. You’ll have to think of new ones or, better still, it might just… Read More »Cryptics 6

Cryptics 5

Caustic Cryptics It’s Friday the 13th! Let’s put the crypt back into cryptic This is more like Cryptics #1 and #2 There is a link between all the clues below.   Cryptic clues (Answers follow below)… Read More »Cryptics 5

Cryptics 4

Welcome to the latest. Can you solve them and deduce the link between the members of this rogues’ gallery? Paint can only dry for so long, after all. Don’t forget to add any comments or… Read More »Cryptics 4

Cryptics 3

Caustic Cryptic clues A little more conventional this time! There is a link between all of these clues. Answers follow below. 1. Achieve? OMG, Leave leader dancing (badly) for former journalist (7,4) 2. Agitated siren… Read More »Cryptics 3

Cryptics 2

Caustic cryptic clues There is a link between each of the odd numbered clues and each of the even numbered ones. However, there’s also a (slightly less direct) link between all of them. 1. Universal… Read More »Cryptics 2

Cryptics 1

Caustic Cryptic clues There is a direct link between the answers to questions 1 to 8. Question 9 has a less direct link. 1. Brought back nuclear waste. Not by rail – some other way.… Read More »Cryptics 1