Cryptic crosswords for beginners: Roman numerals
Welcome to Cryptic Jeopardy , where your cryptic-crossword solving skills will be pushed to their limits -- in direct competition with your fellow puzzlers! Here's how it works:. Note: The cryptic clues don't include definitions since they fit into categories. They also don't include letter count, but if they prove to be too difficult I will add them. There are some more difficult cryptic techniques being used here than in typical crosswords, specifically synonym anagrams.
They're hopefully all solvable, though! Jessica and Mr. Norombega - The last letter of the Greek alphabet curious last character is "Omega", into which we mix accompany the letters from "born" birth. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Cryptic Jeopardy Ask Question. Here's how it works: If you see a clue you know the answer to, post the answer in a partial answer.
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Make sure you post an explanation of how you got to the answer as well. If your answer is correct, I will award you the points associated with that clue on my scoreboard! However, if your answer is wrong, you don't get another chance to answer that question, so make sure you get it right!
After every clue has been answered, the puzzler with the most points gets the green check! Get a copy of Chambers and godspeed. But I will mention a clue by Anax as a sample of another kind of willful mischief:. Oh, Anax. And a wonderful solve. Newcomers, any questions? And seasoned solvers, any favourite examples to share? I have recently been deeply tickled by this , from a setter I take to be Sleuth:.
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