The Times How to Crack Cryptic Crosswords by Tim MooreyThe Times How to Crack Cryptic Crosswords by Tim Moorey

The Times How to Crack Cryptic Crosswords

byTim Moorey

Paperback | October 14, 2014

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Expert crossword solver and setter, Tim Moorey, seeks to dispel the myth that cryptic crosswords are the preserve of the elite. In this easy guide, he demonstrates that anyone who enjoys words and word play can learn to solve a cryptic crossword clue.With clear pictorially presented explanations for many clues, you can revel in the deep satisfaction that comes from finishing cryptic crossword puzzles.Designed to apply to the solving of any cryptic crossword, this book develops and expands Tim's first book, How to Master The Times Crossword, and is designed to guide the cryptic crossword beginner to an enriched solving experience.. Contains 15 new practice puzzles from 15 different newspaper and magazine sources.. Many new hints and tips to help every solver. Greatly expanded lists e.g. of those all-important abbreviations you should know. A completely new demonstration of how one solver tackles a typical daily cryptic. Up-to-date sections on the latest help available online eg smartphone and tablet apps. In-depth and clear explanations of every clue and puzzle answer. Previously published as 'How To Master The Times Crossword: The Times Cryptic Crossword Demystified'. This book is a revised and updated version.
Tim Moorey has been solving Times crosswords for over 50 years. His setting career started when he submitted puzzles to the London Evening News. Tim joined The Sunday Times team in 1991 and now sets crosswords as Mephisto and Owzat in various publications. He has won the monthly Observer Azed contest many times and been joint winner in...
Title:The Times How to Crack Cryptic CrosswordsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:232 pagesPublished:October 14, 2014Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0007546521

ISBN - 13:9780007546527

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"The best 'how to solve' book available" Richard Browne, Times Crossword Editor