Vex your wits and baffle your brain with The Times Jumbo Crossword Collection. Containing 110 large cryptic crosswords originally published in the newspaper between 1996 and 1999, these puzzles will challenge even the most ardent of enthusiasts.
The first Jumbo crossword appeared for Christmas 1970. It was compiled by Edmund Akenhead who made the original choice of a 27 by 27 grid, as used in all the crosswords in this selection. Originally published for Bank Holidays, the Jumbo Crossword became a weekly publication in 1997.
The Jumbo is not simply a larger version of the daily Times cryptic crossword. These puzzles will really push you to go that extra step with greater clueing possibilities necessitated by the increased length of the words, titles,quotations and phrases needed to complete the gird.
Test your linguistic prowess to its limit and give your brain the workout it has been waiting for.