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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.
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)
May 06 16
141 plays
What day is it?

The cryptic clues should lead you to ten different days. Obviously they aren't all days of the week!
Average (10 qns)
900 plays
Cryptic Modes of Transportation

The ten cryptic clues will lead you to different types of transportation, mainly specific vehicles. A hint is given as to whether used on land, at sea or in the air. Answers are in the singular unless otherwise indicated.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
945 plays
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)
May 27 16
81 plays
Cryptic Crossword Clues #1

Here are some of the cryptic crossword clues that I have made myself. Let me know how easy or difficult they are. Here's how to read the optional hints: 1(12,3) means that letter 1 is the same as letter 3 of question 12.
Tough (20 qns)
216 plays
Decrypting Cryptics - Some More Hints

This is the third 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)
May 21 16
126 plays
Cryptic Add a Letter - 1

Some cryptic clues are like word addition. The difference is that the letter usually isn't given directly. Look for common single letter meanings. e.g.White=W; North=N; Yes=Y; large=L, five=V, loud=F; etc. Try these.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
417 plays
A Cryptic Acrostic

The answer to the first question will give you the first letters of the answers to the other questions. To help you the first letter of the first answer is F. The letter after F will be the first letter of the second answer and so on.
Difficult (10 qns)
660 plays
Recondite Rivers?

Every answer is the name of a river. While the cryptic clues may be puzzling, the rivers shouldn't be too obscure. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
204 plays

These are cryptic crossword-style clues. Each answer is the name of an animal. If you haven't ever done cryptics (and they ARE addictive), please check out my 'How to Do Cryptic Crosswords' puzzle first.
Difficult (15 qns)
924 plays
Krazy Klues #11

Each entry is not only the clue to the answer, but it is also a putrid and socially offensive pun. Your thankless job is to provide the answers. Warning to those of you who are faint of heart: Excessive laughter may result.
Tough (10 qns)
1083 plays
Krazy Klues #22

Another bunch of corny double entendres. Each entry provides two clues to the hilarious yet thought provoking answer.
Difficult (10 qns)
1296 plays
What's the Time?

All the clues will lead to a different length of time. How long will it take you to work them out?
Difficult (10 qns)
261 plays
Cryptic Acrostic IV

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. If you can answer the first clue you have a head start on the other answers.
Tough (10 qns)
450 plays
Blue Is The Colour.

The following clues all lead to words which are a shade of blue.
Average (10 qns)
Jun 05 16
168 plays
Cryptic Detectives

Can you find the fictional detectives indicated by the following clues?
Average (10 qns)
Jul 07 16
303 plays
Cryptic Add a Letter - 2

1-9 add a letter before, 10 add a letter after. You must work out what the letter is. Look for Roman numerals and common meanings for single letters e.g. False=F; Large = L. Watch for phrases like "capital of Hungary" for "H" and second of March for A.
Tough (10 qns)
780 plays
Cryptic Cities of Great Britain

This cryptic quiz is about the some of the cities that are in Great Britain. Hope you enjoy it.
Average (10 qns)
642 plays
Cryptic Islands

Solve the cryptic clues to find the names of islands or island groups. A geographical hint is also given in the clues. Using the word "island", where appropriate, is optional.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
660 plays
Deities to Decipher

Can you solve the cryptic clues to identify the gods and goddesses from around the world? Remember - spelling matters. Good luck!
Tough (15 qns)
291 plays
In Your Eyes

Match the cryptic clue with the correct part of the eye.
Average (10 qns)
Jul 27 16
240 plays
All You Need Is One Letter III

The first nine clues refer to a single letter. For example, the clue "Starting gun" would point to the letter "G", as "G" is the first or "starting" letter of the word "gun". These letters, when entered correctly, will spell the name of a city.
Easy (10 qns)
624 plays
Decrypting Cryptics - the Basics

Cryptic clues can sound very strange when first read, but they usually have a number of hints to help you decipher them. This quiz should help you to understand some of the basic clues.
Average (10 qns)
Apr 18 16
204 plays
Cryptic Wines

Use conventional cryptic clues to solve the names of these well-known wines. All wine names used are regional or local; no varietals are included.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
630 plays
Cryptic Crosswords 2 - Homonyms

Many cryptic crosswords have a homonym type clues. That is the answer is a word that has the same sound as another word, but an entirely different meaning. Homonyms are indicated by a words such as reportedly, we hear, etc. Here are some for you to try.
Tough (10 qns)
750 plays
Krazy Klues #14

Yet another in my Internationally acclaimed series of Intellectual, thought provoking pun/clues. These quizzes are so funny that, since their inception, world-wide laxative usage has decreased by an astounding 95%!
Tough (10 qns)
582 plays
More Cryptic U.S. Presidents

There are 37 possible U.S. Presidential surnames (27 if you took the first quiz!). Solve ten of these surnames using conventional cryptic clues.
Tough (10 qns)
633 plays
Cryptic Crossword Clues #5

20 more cryptics makes 100. Wow! Good luck and happy puzzling. How to read the hints: 1(2,3) means that the 1st letter of this clue is the same as the 3rd letter of clue #2. This forms the crossword grid.
Difficult (20 qns)
153 plays
Anagram Antics Again

Welcome to the second and final part of my anagram antics for beginners in the cryptic mode. Have fun it's easy.
Average (10 qns)
1755 plays
Cryptic Clues - S

All the answers in this quiz start with the letter S. 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.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
603 plays
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