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Cryptic Crossword Puzzles For Dummies
by Sutherland, Denise
Edition: 2nd
Publish: Mar 2020
ISBN-13: 9780730384755

Status:Not yet published

Price: S$13.95

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Cryptic Crossword Puzzles For Dummies (9780730384755) was previously published as Cryptic Crosswords For Dummies (9781118305218). While this version f
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Cryptic Crossword Puzzles For Dummies (9780730384755) was previously published as Cryptic Crosswords For Dummies (9781118305218). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.Put your cryptic-cracking skills to use!With over 50 puzzles and 1,750 clues for you to conquer, Cryptic Crossword Puzzles for Dummies is filled with cryptics that range from (relatively) simple to expert-level, along with brief explanations of the most common types of clues and helpful hints on how to solve them. Used on its own or as a companion to Solving Cryptic Crosswords for Dummies, this book will keep your brain busy for hours!Apply the basics: use fundamental rules to solve puzzlesBuild your solving skills: practise consistently on various grid typesTackle pesky anagrams: decode anagram clues aplentyUse sums to find the answer: add and subtract letters to get the correct wordDetect double definitions: answer hints with more than one meaningExplore hidden messages: become a master at uncovering unseen solutions
Solving Cryptic Crosswords For Dummies
by Sutherland, Denise
Edition: 2
Publish: Feb 2020
ISBN-13: 9780730384700

Status:Published

Price: S$25.15

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Solving Cryptic Crosswords for Dummies (9780730384700) was previously published as Solving Cryptic Crosswords for Dummies (9781118305256). While this
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Solving Cryptic Crosswords for Dummies (9780730384700) was previously published as Solving Cryptic Crosswords for Dummies (9781118305256). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.The cryptic crossword world...explainedEven expert crossword-solvers struggle with cryptics. The clues can often seem nonsensical, mysterious and infuriating, but finally cracking them is immensely satisfying. Solving Cryptic Crosswords For Dummies is designed to help even the most casual crossword lover master these mental feats of gymnastics. Packed with clear explanations, helpful hints, and practice crosswords, the book explains how to approach these problems in a clear and logical manner, providing hints on identifying the different kinds of clues and tips on how to solve them.Using worked examples and clear explanations, the book guides the reader through the common and not-so-common clues that can be used to decipher even the most confusing cryptics, and includes practice puzzles to put your new skills to the test.Introduces and explains cryptic crosswords, from the (relatively) simple to the advanced Illustrates the top tips, tricks, and clues to cracking any cryptic through worked examples Covers both Commonwealth and U.S. style cryptics, and explains the subtle differences between them.Provides plenty of practice crosswords for all levels of difficulty Cryptic crosswords have emerged as one of today's most popular brainteasers, and Solving Cryptic Crosswords For Dummies is the one-stop resource for becoming a puzzle pro.
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