How to Solve Cryptic Crosswords

Author(s): Kevin Skinner

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Expert crossword compiler and solver Kevin Skinner shows in easy steps how to solve those trickier puzzles. Once you recognize the type of clue used, you're half way to finding the answer. You can learn to spot: double straight clues; double meaning clues; word exchange clues; homophone clues; anagrams; and all the other clever clues beloved of crossword compilers. You can work your way through the example crosswords provided and hone your new-found skills. The explanations show how the answers are arrived at, so you can see precisely how each clue works. Next time you come across a clue of the same type, you'll be able to tease out the answer for yourself and beat the compiler at their own game!


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Crack those cryptic clues!

Kevin Skinner is an experienced cryptic crossword compiler and solver.

General Fields

  • : 9780716022084
  • : 81721
  • : 81721
  • : 0.155
  • : October 2008
  • : 198mm X 127mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

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  • : Kevin Skinner
  • : Paperback
  • : 1008
  • : 793.732
  • : 160