Collins A to Z of Crosswords: Insight into the Top Setters and Their Crosswords

Collins A to Z of Crosswords: Insight into the Top Setters and Their Crosswords

by Jonathan Crowther

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$34.95

Overview

Under the pseudonym Azed, Jonathan Crowther has created some of the world’s most mind-bogglingly difficult crosswords over the past three decades. In this insightful guide, Jonathan shares his views on the world of cryptic crosswords and discusses both what is allowed—and what really shouldn't be—in clue setting. With reviews of the work of the major clue-setters working today along with puzzles chosen to illustrate each setter's quirks and idiosyncrasies, this is the ideal resource for all cryptic crossword enthusiasts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780007229239
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Publication date: 10/02/2006
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Jonathan Crowther has created cryptic crosswords for the Observer for more than 30 years.

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