1504 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

EV 1504 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1504 (Hints)

Pick up by Vismut

Hints and tips by The Numpties

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

Solvers enjoyed Vismut’s last EV during the ladies’ month – she needs no introduction.

Preamble:  Two across clues have an extra word that will give two colours when jumbled together. One colour must be used to shade the cells of two unclued crossing entries which should be filled with the rank (entered cyclically), title, name and regnal number of the theme; the second colour must be used to shade a further 78 cells to complete a display of his allegiance.Continue reading

Toughie 1504

Toughie No 1504 by Notabilis

Hints and tips by Dutch

+ – + – + – + – + – + – + – +

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

Pleasant and well-clued puzzle today – definitely not too tough so do try. The top half went in very quickly, then I was held up enough in the bottom half to finish in normal toughie time.… Continue reading