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Login to Solve Today’s Puzzle Selection 15×15 Quick Crossword No. 19 15×15 Codeword No.  228 Sudoku No. 61  13×13 Codeword No. 27  

Do you have aspirations about learning how to solve cryptic crossword puzzles but don’t know where to start?  A great way is to join a group where somebody can teach you the basic rules. Working together in a group to solve these types of  puzzles  is extremely satisfying.  It is also a fantastic way to engage in social interaction, make Read more…

Last week we introduced our new word building game Bull’s Eye!  We hope you had fun with it.  We have posted 28 words that we have found in CINEMATOGRAPHY.   Please feel free to add to the list in the comments.  There is a link to a new challenge below. Today’s Puzzle Selection: 15×15 Quick Crossword No. 17 15×15 Codeword No. 205 Read more…

Welcome to a new week of puzzling and mental gymnastics.  Monday is Quick Crossword Day at the Clue Detective Puzzle Agency.  This puts us in mind of one of our favourite board games, Scrabble. When you look at a Scrabble board, you will see that it is a 15×15 square grid.  When you play a game you are effectively building Read more…

A trivia quiz is a great game for all ages. They are terrific for boosting general knowledge without a puzzle grid,  and can even played as a team.  I remember my Grade 5 teacher lining two groups of students in front of the blackboard (call them Team A and B), and then putting questions to us.  If student got it right, they kept going, and Read more…

Welcome to the weekend.  We trust you will have time to fit in your daily puzzling amidst the Christmas hustle and bustle.  Today is the day for our weekly People’s Choice Puzzle.  Thanks to Kathie M. from Toorak, Vic. for suggesting her favourite 19×19 Quick Crossword. Enjoy! Today’s Puzzle Selection:  15×15 Quick Crossword No. 102  15×15 Codeword No. 207  Sudoku Read more…

Welcome to Friday! Today is the day we roll out the red carpet to our new Filmograppuzzle cryptogram.  If you enjoy logic puzzles and are a movie buff, then this is the puzzle for you. Today’s Puzzle Selection:  15×15 Quick Crossword No. 111  15×15 Codeword No. 219  Sudoku No. 107  Filmograppuzzle No. 1     

Solving Clue Detective puzzles in a group is a great mental gymnastics activity.  It can become very animated with everyone contributing possible letters.  A perfect place to play these games is your public library or neighbourhood house with a big flat screen television. Today’s Puzzle Selection:  15×15 Quick Crossword No. 81  15×15 Codeword No. 4  Sudoku No. 128 21×21 Codeword No. Read more…

Wednesday is the day where you include a cryptic crossword in your weekly puzzle regimen  This week we challenge you with a great Nixie! The Clue Detective designs two sizes of quick crosswords (15×15 and 19×19 squares) and three sizes of codewords (13×13, 15×15 and 21×21 squares).  From today, we will be making these part of the quick crossword and codeword Read more…

Some years ago we told you about a favourite word game of ours The Minister’s Cat.  This has been very popular, and for some time we have been working on a new game which we are very excited to release today. Today’s Puzzle Selection: 15×15 Quick Crossword No. 122 15×15 Codeword  No. 210 Sudoku No. 141 Beat the Clue Detective Vocabulary Game Read more…

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