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EV 1541

Enigmatic Variations 1541

Difference by Ifor

Setter’s Blog

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EV 1524 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1524 (Hints)

Flight Plan by Ifor

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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Ifor’s crosswords are appreciated in the EV, IQ, Magpie and Listener series because of their very subtle and masterly level of cluing. You can be sure of a fine challenge and a rich endgame.… Continue reading

EV 1509 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1509 (Hints)

Flow Chart by Ifor

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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Ifor’s crosswords appear in all the outlets for advanced cryptic thematics and you can be sure that he will give you a fair challenge with relatively complex wordplay, a sprinkling of rare words, and something interesting or intriguing to discover and/or highlight in the completed grid.… Continue reading

EV 1489 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1489 (Hints)

Dating Agency by Ifor

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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Ifor is familiar to Listener, Magpie, IQ and EV solvers. You can be sure of a challenge wirh fairly difficult clues and an endgame that will be theme-packed and substantial. Continue reading “EV 1489 (Hints)”

EV 1474 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1474

The Mover and the Lover by Ifor

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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There is no need to introduce Ifor to EV solvers who know that his crosswords can be challenging in the Listener, Inquisitor, Magpie and EV series, with intricate wordplay but also with very rewarding endgames. This one will certainly raise a St Valentine’s Day smile.
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