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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.
1
Krazy Klues #15

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 (10 qns)
richicago
3606 plays
2
Cryptic Garments

The ten cryptic clues will lead you to the names of items of clothing.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
spanishliz
3471 plays
3
Cryptic Acrostic II

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 (10 qns)
minch
1479 plays
4
Cryptic Anagrams 4

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 (10 qns)
eburge
366 plays
5
Add a Little Colour

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 (10 qns)
minch
4998 plays
6
Cryptic Crossword Clues #2

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 (20 qns)
jighm
336 plays
7
Cryptic Anagrams 3

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 (10 qns)
eburge
1131 plays
8
Cryptic Clues - W

The answers to these cryptic clues all start with W.
Difficult (10 qns)
minch
2595 plays
9
Cryptic Common Bond

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 (10 qns)
jondalah
693 plays
10
Colourful Cryptic Clues

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 (10 qns)
minch
2271 plays
11
Cryptic Clues - N

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 (10 qns)
minch
1770 plays
12
Cryptic Anagrams

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 (10 qns)
eburge
726 plays
13
Cryptically Down and Up Again

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 (10 qns)
spanishliz
Nov 16 16
177 plays
14
Areas and Landmarks of London

Cryptic clues are given for the names of various places within London. From these clues can you work out the area?
Average (10 qns)
sunfloweruk23
2442 plays
15
Cryptic Crossword Clues #3

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 (20 qns)
jighm
204 plays
16
More Elementary Cryptics

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 (10 qns)
bucknallbabe
342 plays
17
Cryptic Crosswords 5 - Hidden Clues

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 (10 qns)
minch
1539 plays
18
Cryptic Crosswords 10 - Take Some letters!

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 (10 qns)
minch
2439 plays
19
Cryptic Dogs

If you have ever done a cryptic crossword, then you'll understand these clues. All the answers are one-word breeds of dogs.
Difficult (10 qns)
crisw
2214 plays
20
"An English Country Garden" - Cryptic Style

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 (10 qns)
Mutchisman
621 plays
21
Cryptic Currencies

There are cryptic clues to currencies from around the world. Can you pick the correct answer for each one?
Very Easy (15 qns)
Lottie1001
Mar 20 16
486 plays
22
Cryptic Crosswords 7 - Double Meaning Clues

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 (10 qns)
minch
1122 plays
23
A Thermobaric Cryptic

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 (10 qns)
jaknginger
195 plays
24
Cryptic U.S. Presidents

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 (10 qns)
cobb367
1071 plays
25
Cryptic Clues - E

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 (10 qns)
minch
1278 plays
26
Decrypting Cryptics - the Next Stage

This is the second of my quizzes, which explain how to understand cryptic clues. If you haven't already done so, you might want to try 'Decrypting Cryptics - the Basics' first.
Tough (10 qns)
Lottie1001
May 06 16
144 plays
27
Decrypting Cryptics - Final Clues

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 (10 qns)
Lottie1001
May 27 16
84 plays
28
Cryptic Countries of the World

Each of the clues shown in cryptic form below should lead you to the name of a country. Good luck.
Average (10 qns)
moonraker2
621 plays
29
Cryptic Crosswords 4 - Anagram Clues

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 (10 qns)
minch
1350 plays
30
Elementary Cryptics

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 (10 qns)
bucknallbabe
294 plays
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