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61 Krazy Klues #5
Each answer is not only a word made up of 2 or 3 separate words, but a lousy pun as well. I'll give you definitions of each. My wife told me she'd leave me if I did another one of these. Heh heh!
Difficult
10 Q
richicago
Apr 02 04
690 plays
62 All You Need Is One Letter
The first nine clues refer to a single letter. For example, the clue "Starting gun" would point to the letter "G". These letters, when entered correctly, will spell the name of a subject studied in school.
Average
10 Q
jondalah
Sep 06 09
726 plays
63 Double Dilemma
This is a dual quiz, you must know your literature as well as being able to do cryptics. I giggled aloud while making some of these clues, have fun and enjoy.
Tough
10 Q
Fiachra
Oct 29 03
489 plays
64 Anagram Antics
A simple anagram quiz perfect for beginners in the cryptic mode. Have fun and enjoy.
Average
10 Q
Fiachra
Jun 13 04
1290 plays
65 Cryptic Crosswords 1 - Charade Clues
Puzzled by cryptic crossword clues? One type of clue is the charade, two (or more) words put together to make another word. e.g. In favor of song = fortune (for+tune) The definition for the answer may come either at the beginning or the end of the clue.
Tough
10 Q
minch
Jan 25 04
588 plays
66 More Kryptic Klues
Each answer is both a terrible pun, and a word made up of two separate words. I'll give you kryptic klues for the two words and a definition of the real word and you guess. Some are both hilarious as well as side-splitting.
Very Difficult
10 Q
richicago
Mar 24 04
648 plays
67 Cryptic Acrostic III
The answer to the first question provides the first letters of the other answers. Look for anagrams, hidden words, charades, word with two meanings and a homophone.
Difficult
10 Q
minch
Oct 22 04
516 plays
68 Cryptic Clues - C
All these cryptic clues start with the letter C. 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 Q
minch
Aug 08 06
363 plays
69 Cryptics - Hidden and Anagrams
This quiz has five cryptic anagram clues and five hidden word clues. Look for the indicator words to find out which is which.
Tough
10 Q
minch
Apr 29 04
558 plays
70 Cryptic Cities
This is my first quiz, I hope you like it. 10 cities, most of them fairly well known, can be found in ANAGRAM form . ex. Can the matinee idol be seen in this California town south of Sacramento? Ans. Lodi(anagram of idol)Good luck!
Tough
10 Q
hermitdermot
May 07 04
1026 plays
71 Talk to the Trees
Trees are the largest living organisms in the world, primary producers and an essential part of the food chain. How many can you find hiding in this little quiz?
Tough
10 Q
fiachra
Oct 31 07
681 plays
72 Krazy Klues Part III
Each answer is both an incredibly bad pun and a word made of two separate words. I'll give you the clues and a definition of the answer. Note: My mother-in-law laughed so hard at this quiz that her false teeth fell out.
Very Difficult
10 Q
richicago
Mar 25 04
696 plays
73 Krazy Klues *21
Welcome to yet another step backward in the history of humor. As always, each entry is the clue for a tasteless pun. My mother-in-law laughed so hard at this quiz that she choked on her cigar!
Difficult
10 Q
richicago
Mar 15 05
663 plays
74 Cryptology #9
Here are some more cerebral quizzes for you. Good luck and have fun!
Very Difficult
10 Q
richicago
Jan 13 04
354 plays
75 Krazy Klues #12
Each entry is not only a clue to the answer but also a spectacularly putrid pun. Warning This quiz is hilarious. My mother-in-law laughed so hard she spilled beer all over her pet rat.
Average
10 Q
richicago
May 30 04
552 plays
76 Krazy Klues #8
Each clue is not only a word made up of two or more separate words, but also a socially and morally inexcusable pun. I will give you clues for each. Warning! Knuckles, my mother-in-law laughed so hard at this quiz that she coughed up a hair ball.
Difficult
10 Q
richicago
Apr 24 04
384 plays
77 A Summer Cryptic
Some light refreshment while sitting in the shade finding the anagrams. Enjoy and good luck.
Tough
10 Q
fiachra
Jun 06 05
435 plays
78 Cryptic Acrostic V
The answer to the first question (an anagram) provides the first letters of the ten answers. Look for hidden words, anagrams, words with two meanings and other word play.
Difficult
10 Q
minch
Mar 10 05
381 plays
79 Krazy Klues #6
As always, each answer is not only one or two separate words, but an incredibly stupid pun as well. I'll give you clues for all three. I'm sure you'll find them thought provoking, and real knee-slappers too.
Difficult
10 Q
richicago
Apr 05 04
639 plays
80 Krazy Klues #4
Each answer is not only a word made up of two separate words, but a lousy pun too. I'll give you the definitions. NOTE: My mother-in-law laughed so hard that her hair fell out! (The others fell out last week).
Very Difficult
10 Q
richicago
Mar 28 04
645 plays
81 Cryptic Crossword Clues #4
Here we go again. I hope that these keep you thinking for a while. (How to read the extra hints: 3(1,4) would mean that the 3rd letter of the word is the same as the 4th letter of clue #1. My answers form a grid.)
Average
20 Q
jighm
Aug 18 09
156 plays
82 Krazy Klues #9
Each question is not only a cryptic clue, but a moronic pun as well. Clues will be given for both question and answer. Warning: This is a very funny quiz and excessive tittering may result!
Difficult
10 Q
richicago
May 06 04
405 plays
83 Cryptic First Names
Here are fifteen cryptic clues that will lead you to some fairly ordinary first names for boys and girls. The clues will tell you if the name is used for boys, girls or even both!
Impossible
15 Q
spanishliz
Jun 07 05
639 plays
84 Cryptic Fun
Jocularity. Jocularity. Jocularity. Buff your humour with some teasing cryptic fun.
Difficult
10 Q
fiachra
Sep 19 04
525 plays
85 Let's do a cryptic
The quiz is divided into simple(1-5), average(6-10) and challenging(11-15), so it has something for everyone. Enjoy .
Difficult
15 Q
Fiachra
Mar 21 04
483 plays
86 Krazy Kryptics
Here's another group of cryptic posers for you.
Very Difficult
10 Q
richicago
Nov 04 05
450 plays
87 Cryptic Capitals - 2
Solve the cryptic clues to identify some more European capital cities. English spellings are used throughout the quiz. Good luck!
Very Difficult
20 Q
Lottie1001
Aug 27 08
297 plays
88 Cryptology
Have fun with these cryptics. I love to make them up and have a lot more if you like them.
Impossible
10 Q
richicago
Nov 30 03
402 plays
89 Cryptic Crosswords 3 - Container clues
Container type clues are those where a word contains another word or letter. There will always be an indicator to show you that the clue is the container type. Such indicator words can be in, on, around, in the middle, etc.
Very Difficult
10 Q
minch
Feb 06 04
522 plays
90 A Cryptic At Midnight
An easy cryptic mix to end the day and send you happily to bed. Have fun and good luck.
Difficult
10 Q
Fiachra
Sep 05 03
342 plays
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