Cryptic crosswords are different from regular crosswords. Each clue usually consists of two parts: a literal definition of the answer, and an indication of the answer derived through wordplay. The straightforward definition may be at the beginning or the end of the clue, but never in the middle.

More information on how cryptic crosswords work can be found here!

  • Knowledge of fantasy tabletop RPGs will be extremely helpful in solving these puzzles!
  • Knowledge of Rusty & Co. is not necessary!
  • Each clue only has one right answer.
  • Remember: this is a cryptic crossword, and each clue may take some time to unravel.

Cryptic Crossword #1

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Cryptic Crossword #2 – Coming soon. Follow Rusty & Co. on Twitter to keep up to date!