Random House Guide to Cryptic Crosswords

Random House Guide to Cryptic Crosswords

by Emily Cox, Henry Rathvon
     
 
Solving cryptics is a challenge; creating them is a bigger one. In this delightful how-to book, cryptic crossword doyens Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon demystify it all. They explain, in detail, how cryptic clues work in a step-by-step tutorial--enhanced by 65 of their puzzles, 50 of them from The Atlantic Monthly.

Overview

Solving cryptics is a challenge; creating them is a bigger one. In this delightful how-to book, cryptic crossword doyens Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon demystify it all. They explain, in detail, how cryptic clues work in a step-by-step tutorial--enhanced by 65 of their puzzles, 50 of them from The Atlantic Monthly.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812935455
Publisher:
Diversified Publishing
Publication date:
06/10/2003
Series:
Other Ser.
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.85(d)

Meet the Author

EMILY COX & HENRY RATHVON create half of the Sunday crosswords for The Boston Globe (alternating with Henry Hook) and all of the acrostics for The New York Times.

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