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EV 1470 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1470 (Hints)

Level Crossing by Hedge-sparrow

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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Hedge-sparrow’s crosswords have been appearing regularly in the Listener series over the past 13 years and we have seen him in the Magpie, Inquisitor and Enigmatic Variations series too. Naturally, considering his pseudonym, birds have often featured in his grids – but not so this time. The Numpties found this crossword very tough indeed, but we hope our hints will help you reach an amusing conclusion. Continue reading “EV 1470 (Hints)”

Toughie 1470

Toughie No 1470 by Elkamere

Is that a gun in your pocket?

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BD Rating – Difficulty ***Enjoyment ****

I do enjoy an Elkamere puzzle. By his standards this is on the gentle side but it’s very entertaining and full of his trademark well-concealed definitions and clever wordplay.… Continue reading