November 2012 7.90 Euro 2012. 176 Pages, Softcover ISBN 978-1-118-30521-8 - John Wiley & Sons
Detailed description Put your cryptic-cracking skills to use!
With over 50 puzzles and 1,750 clues for you to conquer, Cryptic Crosswords 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 puzzles * Build your solving skills - practise consistently on various grid types * Tackle pesky anagrams - decode anagram clues aplenty * Use sums to find the answer - add and subtract letters to get the correct word * Detect double definitions - answer hints with more than one meaning * Explore hidden messages - become a master at uncovering unseen solutions