Wednesday, December 24, 2008

25 days of crossword clues...

45 down Nights preceding
(PennyPress Nice and Easy Crosswords, June 2008, puzzle #27 )

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

25 Days of Crossword Clues



38 down Snowman of song
(New York Times, Aug 9, 2004, by M. Francis Vuolo, edited by Will Shortz)

Monday, December 22, 2008

25 Days of Crossword Clues

36 across Father Christmas
(New York Times, November 14, 2005, by Marjorie Berg, edited by Will Shortz)




Sunday, December 21, 2008

25 Days of Crossword Clues

38 across Holiday team leader
(New York Times, Jan 1, 1997, by M. Diehl, edited by Will Shortz)


This is a hard clue so I will give you a hint. The answer is related to yesterdays clue.

Saturday, December 20, 2008

25 Days of Crossword Clues

128 across Cupid, e.g.
(New York Times, Nov 23, 2008, by David J. Kahn, edited by Will Shortz)


Don't forget e.g. means for example. So, Cupid is an example of what?

Friday, December 19, 2008

25 Days of Crossword Clues

64 down Yule tree
(New York Times, Sep 16, 2008, byMichael Langwald, edited by Will Shortz)

Thursday, December 18, 2008

25 Days of Crossword Clues

21 across "The first ___, the angels did say...."
(New York Times, May 19, 2008, byMike Nothnagel, edited by Will Shortz)

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

25 Days of Crossword Clues

56 down Brief holiday?
(New York Times, Aug 5, 2008, by Joon and Caroline Pahk , edited by Will Shortz)




Tuesday, December 16, 2008

25 Days of Crossword Clues

50 down Legendary toymaker
(Penny Press Favorite Fast and Easy Crosswords, Jan 2009)

Monday, December 15, 2008

25 days of Crossword Clues

45 down Gift from Santa, maybe
(Dell Puzzle Lovers Easy Crosswords, August 2008)

Sunday, December 14, 2008

25 Days of Crossword Clues

39 across December's ____ log
(Penny Press Favorite Fast and Easy Crosswords, Jan 2009)

Saturday, December 13, 2008

25 days of Crossword Clues

58 North Pole Laborer
(Penny Press Favorite Fast and Easy Crosswords, Jan 2009)

Friday, December 12, 2008

25 days of Crossword Clues

43 across Christmas-dinner meat
(Dell Puzzle Lovers Easy Crosswords, August 2008)

Thursday, December 11, 2008

25 days of Crossword Clues

57 across Santa-suit grime
(Dell Puzzle Lovers Easy Crosswords, August 2008)

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

25 days of Crossword Clues

45 down Part of a Santa costume
(Universal Crossword, Fare Game, by Henry Quarters, edited by Timothy Parker)


Picture Santa in your mind and think of all the pieces of clothes he wears. Which one fits?

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

25 days of Crossword Clues

66 across Like Santa's cheeks
(Universal Crosswords, Fare Game, by Henry Quarters, edited by Timothy Parker)

Monday, December 8, 2008

25 days of Crossword Clues

49 across Christmas-candy shape
(Dell Puzzle Lovers Easy Crosswords, August 2008)

Sunday, December 7, 2008

25 Days of Crossword Clues

59 across Contents of Santa's sack
(Dell Puzzle Lovers Easy Crosswords, August 2008)

Saturday, December 6, 2008

25 days of Crossword Clues

21 across "_____ Christmas"
(Kappa Easy-to-do Crosswords, volume 133, puzzle #94)




Friday, December 5, 2008

25 days of Crossword Clues

29 down Christmas song
(Dell All Easy Crosswords, July 2008, puzzle #50)

Thursday, December 4, 2008

25 days of Crossword Clues

23 across Nick name?
(New York Times, May 4, 2008, by Richard Silvestri, edited by Will Shortz)







Wednesday, December 3, 2008

25 days of Crossword Clues

14 across December holiday, for short
(Trivial Pursuit for Kids Crosswords, by Trip Payne, published by Sterling Publishing, pg. 73)


"For short" means the answer is an abbreviation.

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

25 days of Crossword Clues

1 down Exclamation from Scrooge
(Dell All Easy Crosswords, July 2008, puzzle #23)

Monday, December 1, 2008

25 days of Crossword Clues

Starting today I will do my best to find Crossword Clues that relate to the Holiday Season ...

24 across Santa's worker
(PennyPress Nice and Easy Crosswords, June 2008, puzzle #27)