July 29, 2022 NYTXW

July 29, 2022 NYTXW

Uniclues: 1 Carry out a vendetta against flip-flop purveyors. 2 Animal House simulations at Yale. 3 Wraps Royces. 4 When doubled, celebrated bear pans pizza. *** 1 MACE SHOE STORES 2 ELI TOGA PARTIES 3 ENCASES ROLLS 4 SBARROW POOH POOH ***

July 28, 2022 NYTXW

July 28, 2022 NYTXW

Uniclues: 1 Sweet spot. 2 “Hey Gal, you finish your pear?” 3 Rasta hexin’ a zombie voodoo doll. 4 The best solution for the next Anonym-oti typing the phrase, “WRONG!!!!” 5 Nickname for unhealthy computer expert. 6 Snogged Pooh-man. 7 Vows going on way too long retrieved from Yahoo. 8 “Back in my day, San […]

July 27, 2022 NYTXW

July 27, 2022 NYTXW

Uniclues: 1 Report from failed kidnappers. 2 Buy a Jedi a vodka. 3 Note from your spouse why they don’t like xwords. 4 America, 2016. 5 Where Hakim Abul-Majd Majdūd ibn Ādam Sanā’ī Ghaznavi sold pies. 6 Decoration celebrating Carietta “Carrie” White. *** 1 TRAPS, WEBS, NO GO 2 SKOL TREAT REY 3 MSG: OMNIA […]

What’s a Uniclue?

What’s a Uniclue?

I started writing these things on June 13, 2022. I read all the way across (or down) on a crossword puzzle and sometimes funny phrases jump out. After finding a phrase I like, I write a clue to describe the phrase. Usually I’m working toward humor, sometimes toward precision, and sometimes to the opposite of […]

July 26, 2022 NYTXW

July 26, 2022 NYTXW

Uniclues: 1 Budget-minded’s credo. 2 Give Bart’s sister a treat, or Mona’s nickname explaining the smile. 3 Cubic zirconia. 4 Rallying cry of sexy cyclopians. 5 Chefs filling in at the egg station. 6 You, on finding any of the following in a puzzle: right spelled rite, circles in squares, pluralism, red-eyed vireos, anything unknown, […]

July 25, 2022 NYTXW

July 25, 2022 NYTXW

Uniclues: 1 Sell vintage flapper. 2 Non-enthusiastic eval of rec center pro. 3 How Accordion Crimes author introduces herself when feeling a bit of ego. 4 Basically any sword fight loser. 5 Old screen in the dumpster. 6 Vaccine denier got the vaccine. 7 Biz meeting when the budget is blown. 8 Name change in […]

July 24, 2022 NYTXW

July 24, 2022 NYTXW

Uniclues: 1 Exotic birds who love Marilyn Monroe. 2 Overly enthused opera critic lauds Alpine singer. 3 Exhausted office manager directs assistant to instruct the heavy-set wrestler on how to fix the Xerox machine. 4 Smartest dude in Bart’s neighborhood. *** 1 HERO WORSHIPPER EGRETS 2 “YODELS BEFIT VERONA” 3 “TEACH SUMO GUY TONER” 4 […]

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