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New Scientist Crosswords

Welcome to our new crossword site.

You can now tackle all our crosswords online in our mobile-friendly digital format, which lets you check your answers, keep a score and play with friends.

We publish a new crossword every Thursday, alternating between quick and cryptic.

Subscribers can access the full archive of crosswords. For non-subscribers, one cryptic crossword and one quick crossword are free to play to give you a taste of what our puzzles have to offer.

If you're new to cryptic crosswords and want to learn how to tackle them read our guide for beginners .

And if you have questions, email us at [email protected].

Happy puzzling!

CROSSWORDS

Cryptic crossword #37: Pasta sauce made from Pope's tomatoes (5)

Sparticle - 6 August 2020

Quick crossword #63: Spiny anteater (7)

Richard Smyth - 30 July 2020

Cryptic crossword #36: Moon has sci-fi film about it (6)

Wingding - 23 July 2020

Quick crossword #62: Black volcanic rock (10)

Richard Smyth - 16 July 2020

Cryptic crossword #35: Summer reptile (5)

Sparticle - 9 July 2020

Quick crossword #61: Device that cranks an engine (7)

Richard Smyth - 2 July 2020 Next

PUZZLES

Puzzle #71: Can you draw a line through all of the white squares?

Puzzle #70: Can you win all of the biscuits?

Puzzle #69: How much of this flag is blue?

Puzzle #68: Tackle a riddle involving diamonds in vases in palaces

Puzzle #67: What relationship do the digits in this prime number have?

Puzzle #66: Can you work out the pattern from these tiles?

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