The Chambers Complete Crossword Companion: Book Hardcover – 6 Dec 2013
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The introduction to the book is indeed a selection of advice and puzzles from the Chambers Crossword Manual - a little puzzling as an inclusion in a reference book, but probably worthwhile for beginners. The remainder of the book consists of the excellent Chambers Crossword Dictionary combined with Chambers Crossword Lists, with categories from both merged together in alphabetical order.
I've been solving advanced cryptics (such as The Listener) for 10 years now, and, while Bradford's Crossword Dictionary was the reference of choice when I started, I now find I seldom open it - Chambers Crossword Dictionary has become far more useful in the recent editions, and this enormous tome is the most useful version yet. Thousands of categories, each with a list of relevant words organised by length and then alphabetically, drawn from the corpus of the Chambers Dictionary. It's the ultimate solver's tool. Also, for those of us with OCD, it's now the same size and design as the Chambers Dictionary itself, so looks perfect next to it on the bookcase.
If you occasionally need help with the stickier parts of crosswords, I'd recommend this without reservation; it's easily the best tool for the job.
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