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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Slightly slimmed down, these notesare,Ihopeeven clearerto followthan before,
settingout thesolutions toevery practice clue andpuzzle. They should leaveyouin
nodoubt about whythe solutions arewhat they are, a common frustration for
... a degreeof deception, making sense and frequently conjuring an image, or
triggering thoughts, in its surface reading,but when readin another way can be
decoded usinga limited numberof wellestablished techniques to give a solution.
Clue answers are variously called solutions, entries and indeed answers. •
Where a solution letter, or letters, is able to be confirmed by intersecting entries,
they are checkedletters. Unchecked letters (unchesin the trade) are therefore the
Whichever does come second in your solving order acts as confirmation that you
have the correct solution. Taking each element in turn: Definition: The definition
can • take the form of a word, or words in a phrase • be an example of the ...