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Book yourselves in, folks, for what they’re calling “a show that is almost entirely digressions from its notional subject”, and “inspired lunacy” (We’ll take that!). Unless, that is, you have no time to kill.

A cryptic crossword gave up its secrets to us, and we bounced them off a harbour wall to see if they broke. Then we took (Des)carte(s) blanche as to which other weapons to attack them with, be it Japanese swords or flingable flames. Hellfire, it’s all Greek to us!
Stand on the X, form an orderly Q, please, and click Play…

Audio note: We forgot to do an audio test before recording, so there are some mic noises on this one. Sorry about that!

If the player doesn’t work, here’s a direct download link. (Right-click, Save file.)

The featured crossword puzzle by Paul.
The General recommends: Sowmya’s Twitter for regular clues and hints, and 1 Across dot org.
Dave’s Twitter and his newest puzzle.
Void’s Twitter, and his latest crossword.


A Time To Kill
Barbara Paul’s site for Shakespeare references, opera mysteries, science fiction and much more.
Old weapons? Not number 1 or 5, but number 2 here.
Can anyone find the artwork that Void mentioned?

The Trudy are on Bandcamp, for one.

Look, if you’ve read this far, surely you’re interested enough to want to SUBSCRIBE to all this grid-inspired tomfoolery on iTunes/Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Acast, or any podcatching app/program using this RSS feed. A licence to kill (time) will be issued to anyone who gives leaves a review on Apple/iTunes, or frankly, anywhere at all. If you can only manage a rating, then we’ll do you two-for-one on Martinis. Hi to Iraq and New Zealand on our map, but oh, woe, we are still drawing a blank in South America. Peru, where are you? Argentina, we can’t see ya! Bolivia, don’t you dig our trivia? Ecuador, don’t be sore!