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Times Cryptic Crossword 16 [Paperback]

The Times Mind Games
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5 Jan 2012 Crossword

The Times Crossword is the most famous in the world. Test your wordpower with this classic collection of 80 cryptic puzzles compiled by the Editor of The Times Crossword.

The sixteenth book in this excellent series continues the tradition of providing authoritative, challenging crosswords which offer an enjoyable and stimulating way to spend your time.

Building on the enormous success of previous titles in the series, The Times Cryptic Crossword Book 16 is packed with 80 high-quality puzzles chosen by the Times Crossword Editor Richard Browne.


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  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Times Books (5 Jan 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 000745337X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0007453375
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 12,265 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The Times is a British daily national newspaper, first published in London in 1785. A daily cryptic crossword is published in the main newspaper, and the Mind Games section in the Times2 supplement contains sudoku, Killer Sudoku, KenKen, word polygon puzzles, and a quick crossword.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Better than in-flight movies 22 May 2014
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I've used Times Cryptic Crossword compilations before to while away flight times, and this one was used during a couple of long flights to and from Las Vegas. These puzzles have the solutions in the back so you can take a peek if you get stuck, plus there's a worked example at the front if you need some help to get started.

This is an inexpensive way to get to know the best cryptic crosswords in the world.
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5.0 out of 5 stars I have used these books for years 17 Oct 2013
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Because, as most crossword buffs would generally agree, the Times Crossword Puzzle is the best of the daily newspaper crossword puzzles, and has been years. I have been doing it every days for years. These books of selected, back-issue puzzles are ideal for travelling, or when having to wait for a medical or dental appointment.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Brian Dutton 10 May 2013
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See my comments on 14 and 15. I haven't started this yet, but too many of the answers will require outrageous mental links as setters think that pretentiousness is the same as wit and lexical brilliance. I know they are Times crosswords, but to produce an excellent crossword is very difficult and labour intensive, and some are substandard. A setter should never waste a puzzlers time with eccentric clues: those who do should be prosecuted.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A crossword addict's delight 3 April 2013
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If you are addicted to cryptic crosswords, what better than 80 Times crosswords? It certainly helps to keep the old brain ticking over.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Downhill Racer. 1 Mar 2012
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How dreadfully dull "The Times" crosswords have become. Clues that once had wit and invention and were a delight to solve - or to discover the answers if unsolved - are now wholly unsatisfying. Upon a time it was worth buying the paper for the crossword alone. Sadly no longer so. Akenside RIP.
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