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EV 1516

Enigmatic Variations 1516

Fear by Chalicea

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EV 1516 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1516 (Hints)

Fear by Chalicea

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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Chalicea’s crosswords appear in a range of outlets: this will be her 45th EV and solvers will remember her Asian One in the ladies’ month. After last week’s challenge they can be sure of a gentler solve this week.… Continue reading

Toughie 1516

Toughie No 1516 by Elgar

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Today your mission is 16a (and there are more than first meets the eye). This brilliant puzzle by Elgar allowed me to get off to a good start but it did take me quite a while to finish, not helped by having had quite a few beers last night with Snape, who very kindly came to visit from Liverpool.… Continue reading