Category Archives: Announcements

Cambridge S & B (2015) – Advance Notice

Cambridge S & B
now confirmed: 25 April 2015

A message from Sil van den Hoek:

We are delighted to announce that there will be a Sloggers & Betters meeting in Cambridge next spring. The date is Saturday 25 April 2015, the venue a nice pub: The Castle Inn.

So far, 25+ cruciverbalists showed their interest with a clear “yes!”. If you changed your mind or if you want to add your name to the list of potential attendees, please send an email to Phil: pashling@yahoo.com .… Read More

Spring Masterclass (May 2014)

Spring Masterclass

Midlands, Saturday 9 May 2015

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A message from Guardian setter Boatman:… Read More

Christmas and New Year Puzzles (2014/2015)

Christmas and New Year Puzzles

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Puzzle publication and closing dates over the Christmas and New Year period will be added as they become known.… Read More

BBC CiNA 3D Calendar Puzzle (2015)

BBC CiNA 3D Calendar Puzzle (2015)

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The BBC CiNA (Children in Need Appeal) 3D Calendar Puzzle for 2015 is now available. Each day has a clue. Each month has a 3D grid to complete. Some of the best setters in the UK have given of their genius freely to provide us with enough clues to solve to keep us out of trouble for most of the year.… Read More

Could you have been a codebreaker at Bletchley Park?

The Daily Telegraph’s cryptic crossword on January 13 1942 played a crucial role in helping the Allies win the Second World War. If you can solve it in 12 minutes, you could have helped crack the Enigma code.

You can read all about it, and have a go at the puzzle yourself, here.… Read More

Sloggers & Betters (York 2014) – Update

York S&B October 24-25

An update from John Henderson:

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Cruciverbalist Convention (Oct 2014)

Cruciverbalist Convention (Oct 2014)

in conjunction with the Times Crossword Championship

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Autumn Masterclass (Nov 2014 – Update)

Autumn Masterclass

Brighton, Saturday 8 November 2014

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A message from Guardian setter Boatman:

Places on my Autumn Crossword Masterclass in Brighton on Saturday 8 November are starting to fill up, so don’t miss out!  If you’d like to join us – and I hope you will – please get in touch as soon as possible at www.boatmancryptics.co.uk and I’ll keep a place for you.… Read More

Sloggers & Betters (York 2014)

Sloggers & Betters – York

Weekend of 24-25-26 October, 2014

A message from John Henderson (aka Elgar, Nimrod, Enigmatist etc)

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Prospective Sloggers & Betters (York 2014)

Prospective Sloggers & Betters

York – Saturday, Oct 25th …

… (optional Friday evening and Sunday lunch, 1,2 or 3 nights).

A message from John Henderson (aka Elgar, Nimrod, Enigmatist etc)

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