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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... codes ofselected cryptic crosswords froma rangeof the national newspapers in
a cooperative,not competitive environment. The course clearly explained in an
informal presentation all of the cryptic clue types, all of the abbreviations used by
cryptic clue types, all of the abbreviations used by all setters, and, best of all, how
to actually tackle the crossword and break the ice to answer the first clue. The
workshop essentially is the practical applicationof the contentsof Tim's book.
The sense conveyed byfrom is that a synonym for churchhouse can be formed
from the two parts earlier and years (if the latter is taken as an abbreviation –
more on this later). Church house from earlier years (6) Next is an example in
The letters to be mixed (the anagram fodder) may or may not include an
abbreviation, a routine trick for old hands but, as I have observed, a cause of
some discomfort for firsttimers. ANAGRAM CLUE : Mum, listen for a change (6)
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