Roll Up, it’s the The Two Unfortunates / Cult Zeros Cryptic Crossword!

Posted by on Apr 16, 2013 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
Roll Up, it’s the The Two Unfortunates / Cult Zeros Cryptic Crossword!
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Something different on The Two Unfortunates as we approach the final few weeks of the season. With Gillingham already promoted we would like to invite readers to flex their brain muscles by attempting this fiendish crossword devised by regular reader and Swindon Town devotee, Singapore-based Ben Hathaway.

As far as we are aware, this is the first cryptic crossword devoted to the Football League and to make this occasion, those kind folks at Cultzeros have agreed to donate a T-shirt of their choice to the winner. Hence, once completed, if you could print off and scan your effort before attaching it to an email to

The winner will be the first person to answer all the clues correctly.

Download the Crossword as a PDF here.


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  1. Smythers
    April 18, 2013

    I’ve only got four so far… this is hard! Will you be publishing results?

    Or can I at least have some more clues?!

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