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Mad Dog Cryptics #15

Thanksgiving Special

Fall Special

Mad Dog Cryptics #14

Booster Special

Mad Dog Cryptics #13

Summer’s End Special

This one features a clue type that I seem to have invented.

Mad Dog Cryptics #12

Vacation Special

Six Month Anniversary Special

I’ve been creating and posting puzzles for six months now. Warning: 21d. and 25d. are decidedly American clues.

Mad Dog Cryptics #11

A Time for Optimism Special

Mad Dog Cryptics #10

Herd Immunity Special

Mad Dog Cryptics #9

Travel Special

Get a Shot Special

Mad Dog Cryptics #8

Mad Dog Cryptics Snowstorm Special

Mad Dog Cryptics #7

Mad Dog Cryptics #6

Mad Dog Cryptics #5

True nerds will know the name of this character and which clue refers to her.

The puzzles of John de Cuevas

Cryptic fans may be aware of the late setter John de Cuevas or his site, PuzzleCrypt. While Puzzlecrypt was lost after Mr. de Cuevas’ passing in 2018, a team has recovered 364 puzzles, which can be found at this site.

Mad Dog Cryptics #4

Mad Dog Cryptics #3

Mad Dog Cryptics #2

Mad Dog Cryptics #1