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

  • Apply the basics - use fundamental rules to solve puzzles
  • Build your solving skills - practise consistently on various grid types
  • Tackle pesky anagrams - decode anagram clues aplenty
  • Use sums to find the answer - add and subtract letters to get the correct word
  • Detect double definitions - answer hints with more than one meaning
  • Explore hidden messages - become a master at uncovering unseen solutions


Product Information

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  • : John Wiley & Sons Australia, Limited
  • : John Wiley & Sons Australia, Limited
  • : 9781118305218
  • : June 2012
  • : 176mm X 127mm X 14mm
  • : United States
  • : games