Cryptic Crossword Clue Solver

This is a general tool for solving cryptic (or "British-style") crossword clues. Run it by entering a cryptic clue along with the answer length (or lengths) in parentheses. If you know some of the letters in the answer, you can type them in after the lengths, using a single '.' for each unknown letter. Here are some examples of clues it can solve correctly:

Longer clues take longer to solve. You can help the solver by connecting words which act together with an underscore ('_') to from a phrase, as with "rises_and_falls" in the last example.