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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…

Welcome to the new puzzle week.  Today we are unveiling your new Daily Mental Gymnastics Regimen.   We hope you find this  helpful in planning your daily puzzling activities. Each day we will post a 15×15 quick crossword, 15×15 codeword and sudoku together with a Feature puzzle. Day Feature Puzzle Monday 19×19 Quick Crossword Tuesday **New (Vocabulary) Puzzle Unveiling** Wednesday Cryptic Day Read more…

The weekend is the great time to relax.  However, this is no need to forget your daily puzzle regimen.  Using some ‘me time’ away from the hustle and bustle of the working week gives you the ideal opportunity to challenge yourself to some Clue Detective brain games and mental gymnastics. One of my favourite weekend puzzles is the general knowledge Read more…

Introducing Submit Your Favourite (Puzzle) Saturday! As always at the Clue Detective, we are eager to provide you with the puzzles that you enjoy solving.  We have therefore come up with the idea of a People’s Choice puzzle,  This is where you get to submit your suggestions from the Clue Detective range. Quick Crossword General Knowledge Crossword Cryptic Crossword Codeword  Read more…

Whether you travel on long haul flights regularly or on an adhoc basis, it is always important to have a coping strategy for the boredom that will inevitably set in.  Rather than letting it get you down and frustrated, use it to your advantage. Solving some puzzles on the Clue Detective’s Online Portal is a great way to keep yourself Read more…

Today we are showcasing our codewords.  We design this puzzle in three different grid sizes.  They are all fully portable and are very easy to solve on your computer or tablet.  Solving this puzzle is the ideal activity for the daily commute to work.  All you need is your logic skills and knowledge of the English language to crack the code.  Read more…

As a proud Rotarian, I am very pleased to announce that the Clue Detective has joined forces with my club, the Rotary Club of Drysdale (District 9780) to raise funds using the medium of the puzzle. I recently came to the realisation, that I could devise a project to raise funds for Rotary, using the skills I have gained in my vocation as Read more…

The Clue Detective is very excited to have ‘landed’ in the libraries of the Shire of Campaspe. As a Campaspe Library borrower, you can now utilise the Clue Detective Online Puzzle Portal at any of the five Campaspe branches – Echuca, Rochester, Rushworth, Kyabram and Tongala.  It is also possible to gain access to the puzzle facility using your library card and Read more…