Questions tagged [printers-devilry]

Crossword puzzle in which strings of letters have been removed from each sentence, and the remaining letters rearranged to form a new sentence (but keeping the same order). The removed strings are the solutions of the crosswords. Inserting these solutions in the right place and rearranging the sentence's letters (keeping the same order) gives the original sentence.

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It's in the past, in the past

Note: The clues are a mix of printer's devilry and normal cryptic clues. Across 1. Pillars bend within seconds (6) 6. Essentially elevate temperature in volcanic matter, forming a river (6) 11. ...
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Arrangements put you in money

Grid in plaintext Note: Eleven clues are printer's devilry with thematic answers. Across 1. By the 1980s, his style of music hanged (4) 3. They had the hammer my bricks as the mason was absent (6) 9....
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What is translated?

Note: Six of the clues are printer's devilry with thematic answers. Across 1. Grandson to Isaac Newton, son to filmmaker Barry (8) 5. Selling a product of ale? Sue for a higher price (6) 9. Sport ...
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Napier's devilry

Note: The clues are a mix of printer's devilry and regular cryptic clues. Across 2. Like Bruce Wayne after Jack Napier's constant plots essentially destroyed city (7) 7. Group known for Africa'...
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Double feature: Going postal

This puzzle is part 8 of the Double feature series (first part here). The series will continue in "Double feature: Unpopular". Rules of Yajilin1 Shade some cells in the grid. The ...
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Double feature: Russian desman

This puzzle is part 2 of the Double feature series (first part here). The series will continue in "Double feature: In concert". Rules of Masyu1 Make a single loop which goes through ...
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- A Devil's Lie -

The printer's devil came into our office last night. But today he said: I am no evil (3) I never E ards (3) Ion LT fruits and vegetables (3) I did ner your room. (4) I didn't, ...
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3D devilry, DIY edition

This is a diagramless three-dimensional cryptic crossword. Solve the clues and then fit the answers into a three-dimensional grid. The numbering of the clues starts from the #1 (nearest) layer. On ...
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A cubeful of three-dimensional devilry

This is a three-dimensional cryptic crossword. The seven squares represent the layers of a $7\times7\times7$ cube. The clues are a mix of Printer's Devilry and normal cryptic clues. Across 13. While ...
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Cryptic crossword (printer's devilry edition)

All but nine of the clues are normal. The remaining nine are printer's devilry clues, whose answers are thematic. Solvers must fill the grid correctly and use the thematic material to identify an ...