It’s either one thing or the other, isn’t it? Unless of course, it turns out to be both. It’s enough to make you want to go on a long hike, run off into the woods, sail off to a lost island, or just send you plain cuckoo, Robin.
With breath held, we dived into a cryptic crossword once again, to go digging away at the word mine. Where angels and demons fear to tread, there we mix our metaphors, but take care not to tread on the cracks in the pavement. And okay, sure, fine, how do you pronounce “schooner”?
Now, make sure you’re all square, open the box and click Play…
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The featured crossword puzzle by Tees.
The General recommends: This twitter account, this book, and indeed the rest of that web site too.
Dave’s Twitter and his puzzles.
Void’s Twitter, and his crossword blog.
The NYT crossword we mentioned, and the Guardian blog with the referendum puzzle.
Ben Nicholson, and why the cat was there in the first place.
Stefan Cooke’s Farksolia site about Barbara, and The House Without Windows.
An Eternal Golden Braid, Circle Limit IV, ambigrams, and the delight of Miss Daly?
Dave wonders if he can have a go…
Jenner’s observation, Objectivity
The Trudy are on Bandcamp.
This is the tedious paragraph that everyone ignores. Is it really only here to boost the post’s word-count, or are we really still trying to persuade you to SUBSCRIBE to all this grid-inspired tomfoolery on iTunes/Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Acast, or any podcatching app/program using this RSS feed? The option to rate and review the podcast is also available to you – I’m not entirely sure if we’ve mentioned that before or not. And, purely thematically, you understand… A pox upon the people who doubt me, as a great band once sang.