Kruger (EV) – Big Dave's Crossword Blog

EV 1620 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1620

Land Race by Kruger

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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There is no need to introduce Kruger whose very first EV crossword appeared on this day (December 10th) 28 years ago – quite an achievement! We always find his crosswords tough and this one was no exception but, as usual, we had to admire the skill of the setter.… Continue reading

EV 1576 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1576

NOT RELATED TO CHRIS by Kruger

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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There is no need to introduce Kruger who has been setting EV crosswords for over 26 years. We always find his crosswords challenging and this one was no exception but we had to admire the skill of the setter.… Continue reading

EV 1554 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1554 (Hints)

Absolutely Nothing by Kruger

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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There is no need to introduce Kruger who has been setting EV crosswords for over 25 years. We always find his crosswords challenging and this one was no exception.

Preamble:  Wordplay in each of fifteen clues yields an extra letter that is not entered in the grid.Continue reading

EV 1508 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1508 (Hints)

Out and About by Kruger

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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There is no need to introduce Kruger who has been setting EV crosswords for over 25 years. Solvers will expect a challenge but clues that are fair.

Preamble:  Two fully-checked entries are clued and entered normally.Continue reading

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