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EV 1510

Enigmatic Variations 1510

Contrasts by Skylark

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EV 1510 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1510 (Hints)

Contrasts by Skylark

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Skylark was appeciated as one of the ladies whose crosswords appeared during the ladies’ month.

Preamble:  In 31 clues an extra letter must be removed before solving; in clue order, they apply to one of a pair, as does a phrase in the grid.Continue reading

EV 1495 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1495 (Hints)

The African One by Skylark

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This will be Skylark’s third year of crossword compiling. She has set crosswords for the Magpie, the Listener, the Inquisitor series and the Enigmatic Variations series. A ladies’ month Inquisitor will be appearing shortly. Continue reading “EV 1495 (Hints)”

EV 1455 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1455 (Hints)

The Golden Oldies by Skylark

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Skylark joined the relatively small band of lady setters just a couple of years ago and has delighted solvers of the Listener, Magpie, Inquisitor and Enigmatic Variations series with crosswords on literary and musical themes (Jazz, the Beatles, Endeavour Morse, Jeeves, Hercule Poirot, Frank Muir – his ‘Aisle Altar Hymn’, Oscar Hammerstein and Robert Graves). Continue reading “EV 1455 (Hints)”