A Step by Step Guide to Solving Them.
Ever tried solving a cryptic crossword but given up baffled? Already a fan but want to brush up your skills? Then this is the book for you.
This guide shows you how to solve these brainteasers clearly and simply. Step by step, it explains all the tricks and secret codes that crossword compilers use, such as abbreviations, anagrams, double meanings, puns, sound clues and word associations. At each step you can practice your new knowledge with word games and other exercises. Plus there are handy checklists of commonly used terms.
When you've worked your way through this book, you will have all the skills needed to tackle the ten complete crosswords at the end, and then take on the whole world of cryptic crosswords.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 09 / 2003
- 111 x 181mm