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The machine room at Bletchley Park, where Britain’s WWII code-breakers worked to decipher Nazi messages
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If you’re looking for a little less royal drama in your puzzles, Cross Atlantic 63 has just a dusting of information related to Spare. Many of our new Cross Atlantic puzzles, which are US-style crosswords with a distinctive British flavour, take on personalities of their own by having themes running through them. Past puzzles have incorporated playing cards, people called Brian and even titles of 1980s pop hits spiced up with names of curries. This time, thinking of Spare might help you to the end.Video games are a passion of mine, so much so that it was my entire career before choosing to write about puzzles. This means I’m particularly delighted that The Last of Us show from HBO is making some waves. You can expect some of the answers of today’s Cross Atlantic to relate to the countries within the Six Nations. The theme is signposted quite clearly; straight off the bat (to use a non-rugby sporting phrase), you might notice the following clue:
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In case you’re not familiar with the basic story of The Last of Us, it’s an emotionally driven story about a young girl and a man caught in a zombie apocalypse. If that sounds familiar, yes, all this has been done before. There are plenty of horror films and television shows that explore the journeys of survivors following an apocalyptic event, from George A Romero’s Night of the Living Dead to recent series such as The Walking Dead. The best thing about aptagrams is that they do sometimes relate to current news stories. I'm indebted to those who have been in touch over the last week or so to remind me of two such instances. The cryptographers at Bletchley Park deciphered top-secret communiques between Hitler and his armed forcesYou’ll also be among the first to play exciting new games, like Cross Atlantic, our US-style crossword with bags of British intelligence.