Solving Cryptic Crosswords for Dummies
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Put your cryptic-cracking skills to use
With over 50 puzzles and 1,750 clues for you to conquer, Cryptic Crosswords for Dummies is filled with cryptics that range from (relatively) simple to expert-level, along with brief explanations of the most common types of clues and helpful hints on how to solve them. Used on its own or as a companion to Solving Cryptic Crosswords for Dummies, this book will keep your brain busy for hours
Denise Sutherland is a syndicated puzzle author. Her crosswords, word searches and other puzzles appear in a range of publications around the world, and she has written many puzzle books, including Solving Cryptic Crosswords For Dummies and Word Searches For Dummies.
Introduction 1 Part I: The World of Cryptic Crosswords 5 Chapter 1: Introducing Cryptic Crosswords 7 Chapter 2: Reference Lists 19 Part II: Cryptic Crosswords 25 Chapter 3: Easy Peasy Cryptics 27 Chapter 4: Challenging Cryptics 79 Chapter 5: Treacherous Cryptics 117 Part III: The Answers 145 Chapter 6: The Answers Revealed! 147