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EV 1493

Enigmatic Variations 1493

Cell by Oxymoron

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EV 1493 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1493 (Hints)

Cell by Oxymoron

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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Oxymoron (also known as Schadenfreude) was the favourite setter for many solvers, producing crosswords for all the major thematic cryptic outlets for over 33 years and compiling those in the Cambridge University CAM magazine. Sadly, this will be the 72nd and last of the Oxymoron ones in the EV series. Continue reading “EV 1493 (Hints)”

Toughie 1493

Toughie No 1493 by Warbler

Hints and tips by Toro

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

Those pesky warblers! After blogging from east Norfolk last Tuesday I tried and failed to catch up with a Pallas’s Warbler that had been spotted in coastal woodland. Today it was 8d that eluded me. I thought I was going to tear through this puzzle but slowed down a lot in the lower half. All very enjoyable though.

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