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Posts tagged with news:

Death Warmed Up

Posted on 28 February, 2017

Hindi Heirlooms

Posted on 23 November, 2016

Reshap'd Pradesh

Posted on 8 November, 2016

Cartoonist Contest

Posted on 11 October, 2016

Plese Give Bld

Posted on 29 September, 2016

Long Time No Blog

Posted on 28 September, 2016

Australian A-Z (2)

Posted on 13 September, 2016

Australian A-Z

Posted on 30 August, 2016

Mystery List

Posted on 21 April, 2016

Latest Lowdown

Posted on 18 April, 2016

Disappearing Dictionary

Posted on 7 April, 2016

Mad Week

Posted on 29 March, 2016

Tangent

Posted on 29 February, 2016

Huh 52

Posted on 12 February, 2016

Radio & Lingo

Posted on 18 January, 2016

Updates & Upgrades

Posted on 14 December, 2015

BrizVegging

Posted on 23 November, 2015

Conundrum Now - Burger Soon

Posted on 17 November, 2015

Wordburger To Come

Posted on 13 October, 2015

Huh 50 + News

Posted on 28 August, 2015

Bridgework

Posted on 25 August, 2015

Q: What Has Leaves But No Bark?

Posted on 5 August, 2015

Rum Conundrum

Posted on 17 July, 2015

Hooray for Riddledom

Posted on 8 June, 2015

My Shack Awaits

Posted on 6 April, 2015

Salon 53 - News & a Few Clues

Posted on 30 March, 2015

New Word Order

Posted on 22 January, 2015

Salon 50 - The Sexting Episode

Posted on 27 October, 2014

Radio Storm

Posted on 26 September, 2014

Salon 22

Posted on 7 July, 2014

Puzzle Hunt Anyone?

Posted on 6 May, 2014

Letters & Numbers Redux (Salon 9)

Posted on 7 April, 2014

Happy 100 You Old Rascal You

Posted on 21 December, 2013

On The Road Again (Salon 48)

Posted on 2 December, 2013

Googlology

Posted on 8 November, 2013

PAW-PAW

Posted on 5 November, 2013

Salon 44

Posted on 4 November, 2013

Your Listening Pleasure

Posted on 30 October, 2013

Crossword Mystery (Salon 43)

Posted on 28 October, 2013

Stun Grenades

Posted on 25 October, 2013

Firestorm

Posted on 18 October, 2013

Operation Phub

Posted on 8 October, 2013

Cluetopia Cometh

Posted on 4 October, 2013

Mind Sport, Anyone?

Posted on 3 October, 2013

Radio Days - Salon 34

Posted on 26 August, 2013

Your Name Here

Posted on 24 July, 2013

Dictionary Residents

Posted on 22 May, 2013

True Beliebers

Posted on 17 April, 2013

News and Pew-Pews

Posted on 28 March, 2013

It's All Geek To Me

Posted on 8 March, 2013

Salon 6

Posted on 11 February, 2013

Lookalikes

Posted on 22 January, 2013

The Big A versus The Big C

Posted on 11 January, 2013

Salon 1

Posted on 7 January, 2013

Wordy New Year

Posted on 1 January, 2013

Be Happy, in 25 Words or Less

Posted on 19 December, 2012

Xoloitzcuintli

Posted on 14 December, 2012

Riddle, *Sarcasm* & Poll

Posted on 12 December, 2012

New Face, Newspeak

Posted on 6 December, 2012

Home Tweet Home

Posted on 4 December, 2012

Lattes and Numbers

Posted on 4 December, 2012

Tour Leaders

Posted on 30 November, 2012

So, Whatya Think?

Posted on 26 November, 2012

Hedonism

Posted on 21 November, 2012

Sir Charles Inward

Posted on 15 November, 2012

News & Clues in Nov & Dec

Posted on 6 November, 2012

International Nerd of Mystery

Posted on 2 November, 2012

Miso Soup

Posted on 17 October, 2012

Noted Inspirations

Posted on 2 August, 2012

Symbol Problem

Posted on 26 July, 2012

Yay I'm Back!

Posted on 26 June, 2012

Post-It Note

Posted on 15 June, 2012

Randling TAB

Posted on 2 May, 2012

Back in the Word Cave

Posted on 27 April, 2012

App-raisal

Posted on 30 March, 2012

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

Posted on 9 March, 2012

What Have I Done Now?

Posted on 18 February, 2012

Speaking of Tweeps...

Posted on 3 February, 2012

2012AD (Anything Different?)

Posted on 30 January, 2012

Nosy Mappers

Posted on 4 January, 2012

9 Lives & 2 Sexes

Posted on 20 December, 2011

Qrious

Posted on 14 December, 2011

Cryptopia

Posted on 17 November, 2011

Forum with Decorum

Posted on 10 November, 2011

Scattered Fog Patches

Posted on 27 October, 2011

Big Ideas, Strange Words

Posted on 21 October, 2011

Eat Tea

Posted on 10 October, 2011

Slots and Stols

Posted on 21 September, 2011

Futhorc Forward (Sept 12 - 18)

Posted on 12 September, 2011

New Kids on the Blog [Aug 22-27]

Posted on 22 August, 2011

Catching Up [Aug 8 - 13]

Posted on 8 August, 2011

Selamat Sor\xC3\xA9

Posted on 13 July, 2011

Gypsydom

Posted on 30 June, 2011

Bulletin Board

Posted on 19 May, 2011

As I Recollect

Posted on 24 March, 2011

Funkadelica

Posted on 21 March, 2011

Clues, Views, News

Posted on 11 March, 2011

Clue-Crafting Update

Posted on 16 February, 2011

DA.comments

Posted on 2 February, 2011

Off The Beach

Posted on 24 January, 2011

Pass The Duckbill, Say

Posted on 7 January, 2011

TV World

Posted on 21 December, 2010

Blog World

Posted on 21 December, 2010

Jukebox Tombola

Posted on 22 November, 2010

Q&A (and Bees)

Posted on 3 September, 2010

DA Tripper

Posted on 31 August, 2010

Event-Ville

Posted on 26 August, 2010

Wordburger Awaits!

Welcome all puzzle-lovers, including any chompers of the Wordburger book or app. (Check them out if you enjoy words & trickery.) And if you still crave more alphabet mischief, click on the burger icon above for a fresh serve.

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Wordburger

Packed with games, pickles, codes and cheesy puns, Wordburger is your chance to be a champion puzzler in 20 quick bites. Ideal for wordy kids keen to open a new language door, or grown-ups who want to cut their cryptic teeth. Click here. 

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Riddledom

Riddles in song, in code, in pictures. From Ireland & Wonderland, Einstein & Pompeii. Riddledom reveals 101 wry questions from 50+ languages & shares their secrets. A book to unlock culture via conundrum. Order here.

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Cluetopia

Cluetopia roams the planet – and century – to find fresh crossword stories in 30+ languages. From shipwrecks to hoaxes, Cluetopia is a holiday for the head. Buy here.

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Riddledom Rave

If you missed my riddle chat with Richard Fidler, then feel free to slurp the podcast at http://ab.co/1I9t1x5