1487 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

EV 1487 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1487 (Hints)

Difference by Chalicea

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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Solvers are accustomed to crosswords by Chalicea and know that they can expect something graphic in the final grid – probably something to be highlighted, with relatively gentle clues.

Preamble: Fifteen words from the thematic poem, which explains what led to the DIFFERENCE, appear in the clues (in the order of their appearance in the poem) and need to be removed before solving.Continue reading

Toughie 1487

Toughie No 1487 by Beam

Hints and tips by Bufo

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

I struggled with this one especially on the bottom half. It didn’t help that I wasn’t completely with it this morning as a result of a late night with too much beer.… Continue reading