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Solving Cryptic Crosswords: How to Crack Those Cryptic Clues Paperback – 14 Oct 2005

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  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (14 Oct. 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0713677384
  • ISBN-13: 978-0713677386
  • Product Dimensions: 12.9 x 1 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 289,960 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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'If you want to introduce a friend or relative to cryptic crosswords, then buy them this chatty and down-to earth primer which explains all aspects of solving' 1 Across

About the Author

B. J. Holmes has published more than 20 novels, as well as articles for academic journals, and teaches creative writing. He is fascinated with word puzzles of all sorts.


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I always struggled with Cryptic Crossword puzzles. Then i bought this book. After 50 pages I could complete at least 30% of the clues in the next crossword i tried. The only book, apart from a dictionary of course, that you will need to solve cryptic crosswords.
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Enjoyed doing these crosswords. Really helped me to get started I always thought the clues were gibberish but now I have the rules to help me.
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Great thanks
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none required. i dont want to be bothered writing drivel when none is needed. wont a 4 star be enough
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