The Times How to Crack Cryptic Crosswords
Quiz your family at home with crosswords, puzzles and games.
Expert crossword solver and setter, Tim Moorey, seeks to dispel the myth that cryptic crosswords are the preserve of the elite. In this new, easy guide, he demonstrates that anyone who enjoys words and word play can learn to solve a cryptic crossword clue.
With clear pictorially presented explanations for many clues, you too can revel in the deep satisfaction that comes from finishing cryptic crossword puzzles.
• Contains 15 new practice puzzles from 15 different newspaper and magazine sources.
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Indicators for hidden clues: Commonly some (in the sense of a certain part of
what follows), some of, partly, are unique to ... takeaway. clue. A takeaway clue
involvessomethingbeing deducted from something else.
and all of those used in the clues and puzzles of this book. TAKEAWAY CLUE :
Get employed right away in Surrey town (6) In our second example, it's the first
letter that is to be taken away to leave the solution: TAKEAWAY CLUE: Possess a
There is more on takeaway indicators such as unopened, disheartened, needing
no introduction and endless on pages 31–33, ... In addition, writing letters
backwardsor upwards is often part of a clue's wordplay, but for the time being we