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The Telegraph All New Big Book of Cryptic Crosswords 3 (The Telegraph Puzzle Books) Paperback – 2 Jun 2014


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  • Paperback: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Hamlyn (2 Jun. 2014)
  • Language: Unknown
  • ISBN-10: 0600629341
  • ISBN-13: 978-0600629344
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 3.4 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,800 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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A collection of 300 of the best cryptic crosswords from your favourite paper.

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By R. Smith on 4 Jun. 2014
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Nearly every puzzle had several poorly composed clues. Having done Telegraph crosswords for 50 years, I found this lack of "cryptic satisfaction" a disappointment. Each puzzle covered two pages making 200 puzzles take up 464 pages. This makes the book rather bulky for slipping into a coat pocket, especially after some use. I agree with other reviewers that the use of long gone and quite forgotten politicians as clues would be annoying for younger puzzlers, especially in what is purported to be an "All New Big Book of Cryptic Crosswords". My guess is that the Telegraph is pulling out the clues from their massive database, having done away with human compilers.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By JBarker on 8 Feb. 2014
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I love these books of telegraph crosswords - and the chance to cheat just a little, if stuck, by checking out a solution or two in the back. I wouldn't be without one of these books and find them very good value.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Jim from Ascot on 13 July 2013
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As in Britain and Ursa Major.

How does anyone live without a Telegraph crossword book at hand?

Yes, I am the boring f*rt in the corner of the coffee shop!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By malcolm on 19 April 2013
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Just hard enough for a little mental gymnastics without making you tear your hair out.
Younger people may not identify with clues refering to old politicians.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By James Edwards on 3 Feb. 2013
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Brilliant, have not done cryptic puzzles for a long time, really challenging although sometimes ultra vague on how an answer is constructed.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By PC2 on 19 Sept. 2013
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This book of crosswords and solutions was all I was expecting. Having the solutions at the back of the book is great, although it does tend to encourage 'cheating'. Delivery was quick.
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By Barn Owl on 7 Jun. 2014
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Good price for 200 Telegraph cryptic crosswords, 1 per page (clues on the facing page, answers at the back). This will keep me entertained for hours - days indeed!
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Having got through all the previous Telegraph cryptic crossword books I`ve been waiting many years for them to bring out new ones. I`m a little rusty at the moment through lack of practice. I have bought the first 4 of the new ones so that should keep me going for a while.
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