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This rotated crossword works just the same as a regular crossword. Only exception being that, after you've found the solution to a clue, you don't put this word directly into the grid. Instead, you rotate the word first; not once, but twice. The numbers next to the clues tell you how to rotate the words.

N.B.: All rotated words are existing English words.

$$\begin{array}{|cc|cc|}\hline\textbf{}&\textbf{ACROSS}&\textbf{}&\textbf{DOWN}\\ \hline \textbf{2.}&\text{Guide (1,1)}&\textbf{1.}&\text{Lights (19,3)}\\ \textbf{4.}&\text{Truly, ___, Deeply (8,1)}&\textbf{3.}&\text{Perhaps (7,3)}\\ \textbf{6.}&\text{Visual (18,3)}&\textbf{4.}&\text{Many times (13,3)}\\ \textbf{7.}&\text{Goddess of nature (5,4)}&\textbf{5.}&\text{Exhausted (10,3)}\\ \textbf{9.}&\text{Fan (23,2)}&\textbf{8.}&\text{Synthetic fabric (6,2)}\\ \textbf{12.}&\text{Oak nut (24,4)}&\textbf{9.}&\text{Hawaiian greeting (13,3)}\\ \textbf{14.}&\text{Uteri (16,3)}&\textbf{10.}&\text{Cut the grass (14,1)}\\ \textbf{15.}&\text{Nuts and ___ (25,1)}&\textbf{11.}&\text{Inexpensive (11,3)}\\ \textbf{17.}&\text{Make very happy (7,4)}&\textbf{13.}&\text{Like stuffed animals (13,4)}\\ \textbf{18.}&\text{Smooths (11,2)}&\textbf{16.}&\text{Leaves (8,1)}\\ \hline \end{array}$$

Grid

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  • $\begingroup$ Are you sure, the "visual" notations are correct? i am getting some weird stuffs. $\endgroup$ – Sid Feb 16 '17 at 16:01
  • $\begingroup$ @Sid: correct, should have been 18,3. $\endgroup$ – Levieux Feb 20 '17 at 8:43
  • $\begingroup$ Dat latex... impressive $(+1)$ $\color{darkorange}{\bigstar}$ :P $\endgroup$ – Mr Pie Aug 26 '18 at 7:53
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FINAL ANSWER:

And I figured out the rules by chance by playing with the words after Rot N.We have to First Rot N with the 1st number given and then, rotate the words from the index position given in the 2nd number with 2 meaning the 4th letter, 1 meaning the 5th letter,4th meaning the 2nd letter and so on.

Here's the complete answer:

The clues: (First across and then Down)

2.Steer-> Stuff(Rot 1 and starting with the last letter).(Found by Ankoganit)
4.Madly-> Guilt
6.Optic->Laugh (It is (18,3) and not (17,3) as given(Found by Deusovi in TSL)
7.Nymph->Drums
9.Lover->Boils
12.acorn->amply
14.Wombs->Crime
15.Bolts->ranks
17.Elate->Shall
18.Sands->Oddly
(Down)
1.Lamps->Filet(Found by Ankoganit)
3.Maybe->Filth
4.Often->Grabs
5.Tired->Bonds
8.Nylon->Utter
9.Aloha->bunny
10.mowed->Racks
11.cheap->plans
13.furry->heels
16.pages->axiom

Crossword:

CrosswordImage

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    $\begingroup$ 1: LAMPS>FILET, 2: STEER>STUFF $\endgroup$ – Ankoganit Feb 16 '17 at 15:45
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The basic idea of the puzzle is to

Answer the standard crossword clue posed, rotate each letter of that clue with a Ceaser cipher based on the first number given, then rotate the word right a number of letters based on the second number given.

An example is here:

3: Perhaps->Maybe; Maybe-(10)>thfil; thfil-(3)>FILTH; which goes into the crossword.

My solving so far has brought me to here:

crossword

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