From the Back Cover
'The Times' crossword has a reputation above all other crosswords. There are many techniques required to tackle the clues and this guide explains them.
Written by Brian Greer, the Crossword Editor of 'The Times', this guide provides the introduction to understanding The Times crossword. It provides advice on how to tackle the crossword and how to read the clues so that you can find the solution. What at first sight appear opaque in a clue is explained and made clear, showing the variety of different ways in which cryptic clues can be constructed. There are many examples of clues and the structure of the crossword.
About the Author
Brian Greer is a former Crossword Editor of The Times