- Paperback: 160 pages
- Publisher: Chambers; New edition edition (20 Mar. 1995)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0550190473
- ISBN-13: 978-0550190475
- Product Dimensions: 19.2 x 12.8 x 1.6 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1 customer review)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,326,825 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Cryptic Crosswords and How to Solve Them Paperback – 20 Mar 1995
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Top Customer Reviews
Although the puzzles in this book are of a fairly easy level, they are fun to solve and are a good practice for solvers of all abilities. Each puzzle has notes in the appendix but the solutions are not given. This would encourage a beginner to think through the clue and find the answer. For people new to cryptic crosswords this book is a key to the correct way to read a clue and should give them the confidence to tackle the puzzles in the Guardian or the Times. In fact, I am considering giving this book to my partner in the hope that she will start to understand the pleasure that I get from outwitting Azed and co.