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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.
31
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.
Average (10 qns)
Lottie1001
May 06 16
150 plays
32
Cryptic Crosswords 8 - Reversals

Another type of cryptic clue is the reversal. They are indicated by 'go back' 'around' etc. Across clues may be indicated by 'going west', down clues by 'up', rising, etc.
Average (10 qns)
minch
660 plays
33
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)
Lottie1001
909 plays
34
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)
spanishliz
945 plays
35
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)
minch
663 plays
36
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)
jighm
216 plays
37
Blue Is The Colour.

The following clues all lead to words which are a shade of blue.
Average (10 qns)
Lottie1001
Jun 05 16
171 plays
38
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)
minch
417 plays
39
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)
Lottie1001
207 plays
40
Crypto-Zoology

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)
crisw
924 plays
41
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)
richicago
1083 plays
42
Krazy Klues #22

Another bunch of corny double entendres. Each entry provides two clues to the hilarious yet thought provoking answer.
Difficult (10 qns)
richicago
1296 plays
43
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)
Lottie1001
264 plays
44
Cryptic Detectives

Can you find the fictional detectives indicated by the following clues?
Average (10 qns)
Lottie1001
Jul 07 16
303 plays
45
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)
minch
780 plays
46
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)
zonko
642 plays
47
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)
spanishliz
660 plays
48
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)
Lottie1001
291 plays
49
In Your Eyes

Match the cryptic clue with the correct part of the eye.
Average (10 qns)
Lottie1001
Jul 27 16
240 plays
50
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)
jondalah
630 plays
51
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)
Lottie1001
213 plays
52
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)
cobb367
630 plays
53
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)
minch
750 plays
54
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)
richicago
582 plays
55
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)
cobb367
633 plays
56
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)
jighm
156 plays
57
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)
minch
456 plays
58
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)
Fiachra
1755 plays
59
Cryptic Magical Creatures of Myth and Folklore

Ten cryptic clues point to ten legendary creatures from around the world. The number of letters in the answer will be given in parentheses at the end of the clue.
Average (10 qns)
turtle52
May 27 16
138 plays
60
Kryptic Klues

Each answer is a word made up of two separate words. I'll give you kryptic klues and a definition for the real word and you guess. Some are pretty funny so don't laugh too hard!
Very Difficult (10 qns)
richicago
807 plays
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