1560 – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

EV 1560 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1560 (Hints)

It’s Not What You say by Vagans

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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Solvers will already have met Vagans whose first Inquisitor, ‘Excess Baggage’, (with Dante’s Divina Commedia as the subject) appeared last year. In his ‘Encounter’, his first EV, Stanley met Livingstone at Ujiji.… Continue reading

Toughie 1560

Toughie No 1560 by Dada

Hints and tips by Toro

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

I rarely look at grids, but this one is like a sandwich cut diagonally with stubborn joins of crust in the corners. There is a lot of headscratching and fun to be had in the long words round the edges (four of 11 letters and four of 14), and overall this was a really enjoyable and amusing puzzle from Dada.… Continue reading