“In praise of… Araucaria”

A Guardian editorial today pays a well-deserved 90th birthday tribute to their brilliant cryptic crossword setter, the Reverend John Graham, MBE – aka Araucaria.   And his fellow setters, Enigmatist, Paul and Shed do likewise with a genius-ly themed offering.  9 today, hooray, hooray, for 14 across 24 across, Mr 24 down Indeed. Update  Fifteensquared has the complete solution to the crossword.  And they point to this short Guardian article on Araucaria by Simon Hoggart. It’s not just the playful wit that delights … Read more