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These have clues in the style of cryptic crosswords.   

There are 148 quizzes and 1,605 trivia questions in this category.
Trivia Quizzes in category Cryptics
1
Krazy Klues #15 10 questions

Thousands of cards and letters have failed to discourage me from doing another "Krazy Klues"! As usual, each entry is a ridiculous pun/clue to an even more ridiculous answer.
Tough
richicago
3627 plays
2
Cryptic Garments 10 questions

The ten cryptic clues will lead you to the names of items of clothing.
Very Difficult
spanishliz
3501 plays
3
Cryptic Acrostic II 10 questions

The answer to the first question gives you the first letter to each of the answers. e.g. The answer to Q2 will start with the second letter of the answer to Q1, and so on. Look for anagrams, hidden words, reversed words, homophones, etc.
Tough
minch
1482 plays
4
Cryptic Anagrams 4 10 questions

For the anagram addicts and the cruciverbalists, I give you this assortment of anagrams concealed inside cryptic clues. Get your cup of tea, grab a pen, sit back, and enjoy.
Tough
eburge
369 plays
5
Add a Little Colour 10 questions

Each answer is a person's name. The first part of each name is a colour- black (2), brown, green, (3), grey, red (2) or white. There is a clue in the question as to the last part of the name. The clue also gives a hint about the name that's required.
Impossible
minch
5001 plays
6
Cryptic Crossword Clues #2 20 questions

Another set of my own cryptic creations. Have fun. You can form the puzzle grid using the hints. (optional) How to read the hints: 2(12,5) means that the 2nd letter is the same as the 5th letter of clue 12.
Difficult
jighm
336 plays
7
Cryptic Anagrams 3 10 questions

Here we go! Part 3 in this series. There is a clue in each question, and one (or more) of the words will be an anagram of the answer.
Difficult
eburge
1134 plays
8
Cryptic Clues - W 10 questions

The answers to these cryptic clues all start with W.
Difficult
minch
2598 plays
9
Cryptic Common Bond 10 questions

A common bond with a twist. The first nine questions are cryptic clues. Use your answers to these to solve the tenth question. I have added some clues for those newer to cryptics.
Average
jondalah
693 plays
10
Colourful Cryptic Clues 10 questions

A mixture of cryptic clues, to which all answers are a colour, so a definition of the answer is not always given. Look for hidden words, reversals, anagrams, charades, etc.
Tough
minch
2274 plays
11
Cryptic Clues - N 10 questions

All these cryptic clues start with the letter N. Cryptic clues have two parts a wordplay (anagram, hidden word, etc) part and a definition. There will also be a hint as to the type of wordplay.
Difficult
minch
1773 plays
12
Cryptic Anagrams 10 questions

My first attempt at a cryptics quiz. There is a clue in each question, and one (or more) of the words will be an anagram of the answer. Have fun!
Very Difficult
eburge
726 plays
13
Areas and Landmarks of London 10 questions

Cryptic clues are given for the names of various places within London. From these clues can you work out the area?
Average
sunfloweruk23
2442 plays
14
Cryptic Crossword Clues #3 20 questions

Here is the third batch of Cryptics I made. Thanks for the great compliments. [2(3,5) in the hints means that the 2nd letter is the same as the fifth letter of clue 3. If you mess with this, it forms a crossword grid.]
Very Difficult
jighm
204 plays
15
Cryptically Down and Up Again 10 questions

Solve the cryptic clues, then drop a letter to reach the word suggested by each subsequent clue. I'll tell you when to start adding letters again.
Average
spanishliz
Nov 16 16
180 plays
16
More Elementary Cryptics 10 questions

Some cryptics for you to puzzle over. Clues stand alone but as an extra hint, all solutions contain the chemical symbol for the element indicated in the first question. These two letters appear in each of the following solutions in the same order.
Average
bucknallbabe
342 plays
17
Cryptic Crosswords 5 - Hidden Clues 10 questions

A cryptic crossword will usually contain one or two hidden word clues. These clues have three parts - wordplay, indicator of type of word play and the definition. Have fun trying these.
Tough
minch
1539 plays
18
Cryptic Crosswords 10 - Take Some letters! 10 questions

Sometimes the answer to a cryptic clue is made up from the first, last or alternate letters of several words. Look for indicators such as 'initially' 'at the end of' 'alternately' etc.
Average
minch
2439 plays
19
Cryptic Dogs 10 questions

If you have ever done a cryptic crossword, then you'll understand these clues. All the answers are one-word breeds of dogs.
Difficult
crisw
2226 plays
20
"An English Country Garden" - Cryptic Style 10 questions

Can you find these garden flowers from my cryptic clues? Eg: Q. Plenty of work for little Elizabeth. A. Busy lizzie. Ten common British garden flowers to find, some but not all, are listed in the song "An English Country Garden" have fun.
Average
Mutchisman
621 plays
21
Cryptic Currencies 15 questions

There are cryptic clues to currencies from around the world. Can you pick the correct answer for each one?
Very Easy
Lottie1001
495 plays
22
Cryptic Crosswords 7 - Double Meaning Clues 10 questions

Another type of clue found in cryptic crosswords deals with words that have the same spelling but different meanings. e.g. Clue -Highest ranking toy Answer - TOP.
Difficult
minch
1122 plays
23
A Thermobaric Cryptic 10 questions

Thermobaric comes from the Greek for heat and pressure. Can you take the heat and solve our little cryptic quiz or will the pressure be too much?
Average
jaknginger
195 plays
24
Cryptic U.S. Presidents 10 questions

There have been 43 U.S. Presidents who have borne 37 surnames. Out of these 37 surnames are ten answers to be found through conventional cryptic clues. See if you can figure them out.
Difficult
cobb367
1074 plays
25
Cryptic Clues - E 10 questions

The answers to these cryptic clues all start with E. Cryptic clues have two parts a wordplay (anagram, hidden word, etc) part and a definition. There will also be a hint as to the type of wordplay.
Tough
minch
1278 plays
26
Decrypting Cryptics - Final Clues 10 questions

This is the last of my quizzes, which explain how to understand cryptic clues. If you haven't already done so, you might want to try the earlier ones before doing this quiz.
Average
Lottie1001
84 plays
27
Cryptic Countries of the World 10 questions

Each of the clues shown in cryptic form below should lead you to the name of a country. Good luck.
Average
moonraker2
624 plays
28
Cryptic Crosswords 4 - Anagram Clues 10 questions

Up to a third of the clues in a cryptic crossword may contain anagrams. These clues can be divided into three parts. 1.The word/s to be anagrammed. 2.Indicator words. 3.The definition.
Tough
minch
1353 plays
29
Elementary Cryptics 10 questions

All the solutions contain the chemical symbol for the element which is indicated in the first question. These two letters will appear in each of the following solutions in the same order.
Tough
bucknallbabe
294 plays
30
Cryptic British Birds 10 questions

Some of these birds are very rare these days, and some are found only in Britain and Europe so it it may be easier to find the word that solves the cryptic clues.
Average
Toeknee448
168 plays
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