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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A NewYork neurologist, DoctorJoe Verghese, conducted research inthis area for
over 21years and found that those who kept their minds nimble were 75 per cent
less likely to develop dementia or Alzheimer's disease. 'Do something thatis ...
The chart then is: CRYPTIC CLUES WITH LINKING WORDS Below is a clue
which also starts with the definition but, in addition, has a linkword, one that is
commonly used: from. The sense conveyed byfrom is that a synonym for
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 topless dress (3) Indicators for takeaway clues:
These tend ...