Friday, January 12, 2018

Our Favorite Clues of 2018

This is a list of our favorite clues of the year. We will edit it as the year goes along, and the link to it will live over on the right there, at the top. We start with Colum's suggestion from yesterday, and we welcome all our readers to submit suggestions.

9D: Co-written best seller - THEBIBLE - Thursday, January 11 - Sam Trabucco

66A: Maker's mark? - APOSTROPHE - Wednesday, January 17 - Jules P. Markey

70A: It's said to cause a smile - CHEESE - Sunday, January 21, 2018 - Victor Barocas and Andy Kravis

58A: Like the name "Robin Banks" for a criminal (APT) - Monday, January 22, 2018 - Paolo Pasco

38D: It has no point (INTEGER) - Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - Josh Radnor and Jeff Chen

63A: Band not known for music? (AMRADIO) - Thursday, February 8, 2018 - Erik Agard

19A: That's a moray! (EEL) - Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - Natan Last, the J.A.S.A. Crossword class, and Andy Kravis

1D: School card (CLASSCLOWN) - Friday, March 16, 2018 - Robyn Weintraub

56D: Baby sitter? (LAP) - Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - Peter Koetters

33D: Preceder of first (ZEROTH) - Friday, March 30, 2018 - Sam Trabucco

59D: Teens fight, for short (WWI) - Friday, April 6, 2018 - David Steinberg

41D: Answer to the riddle "What cheese is made backward?" (EDAM) - Thursday, May 31, 2018, Dominick Talvacchio

55A: Leave one's drawers in the drawer, say (GOCOMMANDO) - Friday, June 8, 2018, Caleb Madison

115A: Where Scarlett got a letter? (TARA) - Sunday, June 10, 2018, Ruth Bloomfield Margolin

48A: Not taking a bow? (ASTERN) - Sunday, June 10, 2018, Ruth Bloomfield Margolin

56A: Real lifesavers (ANTIDOTES) - Saturday, June 16, 2018, Sam Trabucco

16D: Childlike personality? (CELEBRITYCHEF) - Saturday, June 23, 2018, Byron Walden

42A: They're answered once and for all (FAQS) - Saturday, June 23, 2018, Byron Walden

31A: This pulls a bit (REIN) - Thursday, July 5, 2018, Randolph Ross

51D: Decrease? (IRON) - Friday, July 6, 2018, Robyn Weintraub

64A: Stingy sort? (BEE) - Sunday, August 26, 2018, Olivia Mitra Framke

23A: It takes time to sink in (QUICKSAND) - Friday, September 7, 2018, Josh Knapp

7D: Irony? (FERRIC) - Wednesday, September 26, 2018, Joel Fagliano and Melinda Gates

34D: Store that really should have a spokesperson (BIKESHOP), Friday, September 28, 2018, Kameron Austin Collins

26A: Means of drawing up solutions (PIPETS), Saturday, October 13, 2018, Kevin G. Der

55A: Isn't discrete (OVERLAPS), Saturday, October 13, 2018, Kevin G. Der

114A: They vary from past to present (TENSES), Sunday, October 14, 2018, Ross Trudeau

1A: Something you must be willing to leave? (ESTATE), Thursday, November 1, 2018, Matt Ginsberg

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