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The Telegraph: How To Solve a Cryptic Crossword : Mastering cryptic crosswords made easy, Paperback / softback Book

The Telegraph: How To Solve a Cryptic Crossword : Mastering cryptic crosswords made easy Paperback / softback

Part of the The Telegraph Puzzle Books series

Paperback / softback

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Have you always wondered how to do a cryptic crossword?Solving one maybe easier than you think thanks to this book. The Telegraph's Puzzle Editor, Chris Lancaster, shows how to crack cryptic crosswords in an easy-to-follow way. This simple-to-use guide will help you solve any cryptic crossword, whether you're a complete beginner or a puzzler seeking to expand your knowledge.

This book features:- Explanations of the common clue devices, including double definitions, hidden clues, charades, subtractions, homophones and container-and-contents clues- Work-throughs of practice crosswords- Tips for spotting each variety of clue - The top 10 solving tips you need to know- Advice on reference materials and taking your puzzling to the next level- Chris's top-12 solving tips- Appendices of useful lists including single-letter abbreviations and a glossary of common 'crosswordese'Whether you're a novice or an inveterate puzzle lover, this is the perfect crossword solving guide for all.

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