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Cryptic Crosswords For Dummies
     

Cryptic Crosswords For Dummies

by Denise Sutherland
 

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

Overview

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 Details

ISBN-13:
9781118305218
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/11/2012
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
361,750
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.10(d)

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Meet the Author

Denise Sutherland is a syndicated puzzle author. Her crosswords, word searches and other puzzles appear in a range of publications around the world, and she has written many puzzle books, including Solving Cryptic Crosswords For Dummies and Word Searches For Dummies.

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