1488 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

EV 1488 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1488 (Hints)

Carbon-Neutral by Kruger

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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Kruger has been setting crosswords for over a quarter of a century for all the outlets for thematic cryptic crosswords so certainly needs no introduction. We have come to expect fairly difficult but completely fair clues from such an experienced setter.… Continue reading

Toughie 1488

 Toughie No 1488 by Osmosis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

This is the 101st toughie from Osmosis; the last one I blogged was his wonderful centenary crossword. He continues to delight with a quality puzzle that bears his trademark tight clueing and surprise answers – plenty of penny-drop moments, which is what it is all about.… Continue reading