Colin Dexter’s All-time Favourite Crossword Clues – Answers

Fancy yourself an Inspector Morse? Check the results of writer Colin Dexter's tricky crossword puzzlers...

The Clues

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1. Nothing squared is cubed (3)

2. Bar of soap (6,6)

3. We’ll get excited with Ring seat (10)


The Answers

1. OXO – if 2 x 2 = 4 and if 3 x 3 = 9… what is 0 x 0? Nothing = the capital letter O and is used in many puzzles. 

2. Rovers Return – beautiful clue, where “bar” = “pub” and “soap” = “soap opera”. 

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3. Wagnerites – Anagram of “we” plus “Ring seat”. Lovely!