Category Archives: Announcements

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.

Sloggers & Betters (York 2014) – Update

York S&B October 24-25

An update from John Henderson:

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.

Sloggers & Betters (York 2014)

Sloggers & Betters – York

Weekend of 24-25-26 October, 2014

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

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)

The Chambers Dictionary (13th Edition)

The Chambers Dictionary (13th Edition)

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Autumn Masterclass (Nov 2014)

Autumn Masterclass

Brighton, Saturday 8 November 2014

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A message from Guardian setter Boatman:

Crossword Ends In Violence (5)

Crossword Ends in Violence (5)

James Cary

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The Times How to Crack Cryptic Crosswords

The Times How to Crack Cryptic Crosswords

Tim Moorey

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