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Solving Cryptic Crosswords: How to Crack Those Cryptic Clues [Paperback]

B. J. Holmes , Ted Smart

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1 Jun 2004
It explains how to understand the secret codes that are in every cryptic crossword clue and shows you how to analyse, break down and solve the parts of any clue. The book is packed with worked examples, hundreds of clues for you to tackle and a mini crossword dictionary to help you solve even the toughest cryptic clue.

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  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC; Ted Smart Ed edition (1 Jun 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 074757619X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0747576198
  • Product Dimensions: 17.2 x 11 x 1.4 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,370,871 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'If you want to introduce a friend or relative to cryptic crosswords, then buy them this chatty and down-to earth primer which explains all aspects of solving' 1 Across

About the Author

B. J. Holmes has published more than 20 novels, as well as articles for academic journals, and teaches creative writing. He is fascinated with word puzzles of all sorts.

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