Fun Fact #2: I guess Leslie Bevis (mostly Solver) is the least known of the six who are related to Kevin Bacon. But this isn`t the first time I`ve thrown his full name into a puzzle. It was part of a meta of this devil`s cross. Thank you for those helpful letters, Leslie. There are many other forms of pun found in cryptic clues. Upside-down words can be displayed by words such as “climbing,” “withdrawal” or “ascending” (depending on whether it is a note across or a top-down note) or by direction indicators such as “north” (i.e. upwards) or “west” (right to left); letters can be replaced or deleted by indicators such as “nothing instead of excellence” (i.e. replace E in one word with O); The letter “I” may be marked by “me” or “one”; The letter O can be displayed by “zero,” “nothing,” “zero” or “a ring” (since it is visually close to a ring); the letter X can be included as “cross” or “ten” (as in the Roman numeral) or “signature of an illiterate” or “sounds like your old flame” (homophone for “ex”). “Futility” is resolved by “e” because “e” remains after removing (less) “ness” from “meaning.” Swedish crossword puzzles are mentioned mainly in the illustrations (photos or drawings), a typical online style of the “Swedish style grid” above. This tradition was already in the middle of the 19.19.Until 0000, in family magazines and newspapers. Then the magazines took off.
At the turn of the millennium, about half a dozen Swedish magazine publishers produced specialized crossword magazines with a total of more than twenty titles, which are often published monthly. The oldest crossword magazine in Swedish is Krysset, (de Bonnier), founded in 1957. In addition, almost all newspapers publish crossword puzzles of any kind, and on weekends they often devote professional sections in the crossword diary and other types of hobbies. The two major evening dailies (Aftonbladet and Expressen) published a weekly crossword supplement called Kryss-Quiz and Korsord. Both are available on Mondays and Tuesdays as paid accompaniments as part of the ongoing competition between the two newspapers. A crossword puzzle and word search game that usually takes the form of a square or a rectangular grid of squares shaded by white and black. The goal of the game is to fill the white squares with letters, to make words or sentences by solving clues that lead to the answers. In languages written from left to right, words and phrases of reply are placed in the grid from left to right and from top to bottom. Shady squares are used to separate words or phrases.
The Arrowort is a variant of a crossword that does not have as many black squares as a real crossword, but has arrows inside the grid, with indications in front of the arrows. In many European countries it has been described as the most popular puzzle and is often referred to as “Scandinavian crossword puzzles” because it is probably from Sweden.  The show was produced by Yani-Brune Entertainment and Merv Griffin Entertainment and distributed by Program Partners. Several episodes (five of which were broadcast on dual markets at the end of September 2007) resulted in other “Crossword Extra” rules. The crossword Extra was not part of the main puzzle (so it was really an “extra” word) and was announced before some indications in each turn. A correct Crossword answer was worth $1,300 and $600 in round 2, with no deduction for a wrong answer or no answer at all. There were no additional crossword puzzles in the third round. In the original format, a word was called “Crossword Getaway” in each of the first two rounds, which made it possible to make a trip to the bank of the participant who solved this particular word. Trips have generally been resorts in California, Nevada and Arizona. If a word named by Getaway was not resolved, the prize was not awarded and the gameplay continued without him.