Solving Cryptic Crosswords

Solving Cryptic Crosswords : How to Crack Those Cryptic Clues

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It explains how to understand the secret codes that are in every cryptic crossword clue and shows you how to analyse, break down and solve the parts of any clue. The book is packed with worked examples, hundreds of clues for you to tackle and a mini crossword dictionary to help you solve even the toughest cryptic clue.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 111 x 178 x 8mm
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 074757619X
  • 9780747576198

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'If you want to introduce a friend or relative to cryptic crosswords, then buy them this chatty and down-to earth primer which explains all aspects of solving' 1 Acrossshow more

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B. J. Holmes has published more than 20 novels, as well as articles for academic journals, and teaches creative writing. He is fascinated with word puzzles of all sorts.show more

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