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These have clues in the style of cryptic crosswords.   

There are 146 quizzes and 1,585 trivia questions in this category.
31
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
Nov 03 05
945 plays
32
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
75 plays
33
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
Jul 08 09
213 plays
34
Blue Is The Colour.

The following clues all lead to words which are a shade of blue.
Average (10 qns)
Lottie1001
Jun 05 16
162 plays
35
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
Mar 02 04
417 plays
36
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
138 plays
37
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)
Lottie1001
May 21 16
123 plays
38
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
Jan 03 04
660 plays
39
Cryptic Detectives

Can you find the fictional detectives indicated by the following clues?
Average (10 qns)
Lottie1001
Jul 07 16
297 plays
40
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
Apr 30 15
204 plays
41
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
Apr 02 01
924 plays
42
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
May 22 04
1083 plays
43
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
Jul 09 05
1296 plays
44
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
Oct 18 09
261 plays
45
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
Feb 23 06
450 plays
46
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
Apr 08 04
780 plays
47
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
Mar 01 09
642 plays
48
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
Dec 30 03
657 plays
49
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
May 12 08
291 plays
50
In Your Eyes

Match the cryptic clue with the correct part of the eye.
Average (10 qns)
Lottie1001
Jul 27 16
234 plays
51
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
Sep 26 09
624 plays
52
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
Apr 18 16
201 plays
53
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
Aug 18 05
630 plays
54
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
Jan 31 04
750 plays
55
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
129 plays
56
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
Jun 07 04
582 plays
57
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
Jul 22 05
633 plays
58
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
Aug 27 09
153 plays
59
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
Jun 18 04
1749 plays
60
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)
minch
Jun 12 06
603 plays
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