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