Sunday, 16 January 2022

Beastly Clues: T. S. Eliot, Torquemada, and the Modernist Crossword

quote [ Just a few years after The Waste Land appeared — a poem whose difficulty critics compared to some “pompous cross-word puzzle” — Edward Powys Mathers (alias: Torquemada) pioneered the cryptic: a puzzle form that, like modernist poetry, unwove language and rewove it anew. Roddy Howland Jackson reveals the pleasures and imaginative creatures lurking in Torquemada's lively grids. ]

Crosswords puzzle me
[SFW] [games]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:42amGMT]

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