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EV 1539

Enigmatic Variations 1539

Recovery by Eclogue

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EV 1539 (Hints)

Enigmatic Variations 1539(Hints)

Recovery by Eclogue

Hints and tips by The Numpties

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Eclogue set crosswords for all the thematic crossword outlets. This is their thirteenth in the EV series.

Preamble: This puzzle is based on a notable theft and RECOVERY (or two). 16 answers are too short for their allotted number of cells, leaving some cells empty.Continue reading

Toughie 1539

Toughie No 1539 by Notabilis

Hints and tips by Dutch

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

Solid and fun puzzle from Notabilis – the top half went in reasonably well and a few spicy bits in the bottom half slowed me down, but it still yielded in normal toughie time.… Continue reading