A brand new series of 80 puzzles from The Times adapting the cryptic puzzle for those with a hectic lifestyle and schedule. Ideal for those starting out with cryptic crosswords, and those who'd like to tackle the main puzzle but feel daunted, or who can perhaps only solve a handful of clues. Appearing Monday to Friday in the puzzle pages of Times2, this crossword has a reduced 13x13 grid size and reduced difficulty too, the intention being to encourage people to take their first steps in tackling cryptic crosswords. And also to cater for those of us who have limited time to devote to our favourite pastime and need a ready-made set of puzzles that is solvable in a short space of time. In addition to the 80 puzzles there is a sample Quick Cryptic followed by a list of answers with detailed explanations of all the clues. All other solutions, should they be needed, are at the back of the book as usual!
100 quick cryptic puzzles from The Times adapting the cryptic puzzle for those with a hectic lifestyle and schedule. Ideal for those starting out with cryptic crosswords, and those who'd like to tackle the main puzzle but feel daunted, or who can perhaps only solve a handful of clues. Appearing Monday to Friday in the puzzle pages of Times2, this crossword has a reduced 13x13 grid size and reduced difficulty too, the intention being to encourage people to take their first steps in tackling cryptic crosswords. And also to cater for those of us who have limited time to devote to our favourite pastime and need a ready-made set of puzzles that is solvable in a short space of time.
A new series of 100 puzzles from The Times adapting the cryptic puzzle for those with a hectic lifestyle and schedule. Ideal for those starting out with cryptic crosswords, and those who'd like to tackle the main puzzle but feel daunted, or who can perhaps only solve a handful of clues. Appearing Monday to Friday in the puzzle pages of Times2, this crossword has a reduced 13x13 grid size and reduced difficulty too, the intention being to encourage people to take their first steps in tackling cryptic crosswords. And also to cater for those of us who have limited time to devote to our favourite pastime and need a ready-made set of puzzles that is solvable in a short space of time.
The Times Cryptic Crossword is the most famous in the world. Test your word power with this classic collection of 100 cryptic puzzles compiled by the former Editor of The Times Crossword. The latest book in this exciting series continues the tradition of providing authoritative, challenging Cryptic Crossword, offering an enjoyable and stimulating way to while away your free time. Addictive, taxing and compelling, The Times Cryptic Crossword Book 21 is packed with 100 high-quality puzzles chosen by the former Times Crossword Editor Richard Browne.
Expert crossword solver and setter, Tim Moorey, seeks to dispel the myth that cryptic crosswords are the preserve of the elite. In this new, easy guide, he demonstrates that anyone who enjoys words and word play can learn to solve a cryptic crossword clue.
This A4 book teaches beginners how to solve cryptic crosswords. It starts with the simplest ideas and easiest types of cryptic clue, and gradually builds to the advanced aspects of clue solving. This approach makes learning easier. Written explanations are supported by diagrams, each topic is followed by exercises to reinforce the key learning points, and every chapter ends with practice puzzles to consolidate skill development. The book will provide you with a comprehensive, structured learning route to an enjoyable and stimulating pastime.
The cryptic crossword world.explained 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.
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. 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 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!
The second annual compilation of concise crosswords from The Sunday Times. It includes 60 crosswords, set out in a clear, easy-to-use double-page spread, plus all the solutions at the back of the book.
Give your memory a workout, stimulate your brain cells and hone your general knowledge with 100 definition-style puzzles from The Times. Covering a wide range of topics, from geography to literature, history and culture, this collection will test both your general knowledge and your wordpower. Compiled by the Times2 Crossword Editor John Grimshaw, these quick accessible puzzles are utterly absorbing and addictive, yet concise enough to be done on the move. Quality is paramount to The Times' crosswords, with clues that are satisfyingly tough, but accurate. This new collection is no different, providing hours of crossword enjoyment and stimulation.
The Times Cryptic Crossword is the most famous in the world. Test your word power with this classic collection of 100 cryptic puzzles compiled by the former Editor of The Times Crossword. The nineteenth book in this exciting series continues the tradition of providing authoritative, challenging Cryptic Crossword, offering an enjoyable and stimulating way to while away your free time. Addictive, taxing and compelling, The Times Cryptic Crossword Book 19 is packed with 100 high-quality puzzles chosen by the former Times Crossword Editor Richard Browne.
The Times Crossword is the most famous in the world. Test your wordpower with this classic collection of 80 cryptic puzzles compiled by the Editor of The Times Crossword. The eighteenth book in this excellent series continues the tradition of providing authoritative, challenging crosswords which offer an enjoyable and stimulating way to spend your time. Building on the enormous success of previous titles in the series, The Times Cryptic Crossword Book 18 is packed with 80 high-quality puzzles chosen by the Times Crossword Editor Richard Browne. Previously published as The Times Crossword book 18.
The first in a new series of quick cryptic crosswords.
It's puzzle nirvana for crossword lovers who have just a few minutes to spare, but still crave a challenge. The puzzles are tough enough to be sanctioned by Mensa, the internationally famous high-IQ society, but are designed to be solvable in 10 minutes or less.
Tetonor rules: each number in the main grid can be formed by adding or multiplying a pair of numbers in the strip below the grid. Each pair of numbers should be used twice: once as part of an addition and once as part of a multiplication. For example, a 10 and 24 in the main grid may be solved by the sums, 4 + 6 and 4 x 6, respectively. Enter each sum in the boxes below its answer. Any blanks in the strip must be deduced, bearing in mind the numbers are listed in ascending order. Use your mental agility, logic and powers of deduction to tackle this collection of brainteasing puzzles: 60 easy, 80 medium, and 60 difficult.
This collection contains 240 cryptic crossword puzzles in an easy-to-use large format and the solutions are included at the back of the book.
Test your word power and rack your brain with this latest mixed collection of 500 puzzles and conundrums from the MindGames section of The Times. With more than 500 assorted word puzzles and conundrums, this collection contains these favourites: * Lexica - 144 letter grid challenges * Polygon - 144 word circle puzzles, how many words can you create? * Scrabble(tm) Challenge - 64 real-life challenges to sharpen your word power * Word Watch - expand your vocabulary with 96 multiple-choice word quizzes * Codewords - test your powers of logic with 52 word and number grids The perfect gift for all word puzzle fans.
The Sun presents a cracking collection of its unique two-speed crossword puzzle. With 160 quick and cryptic style crosswords, you have everything you need for a word workout in this fantastic crossword puzzle.The two-speed crossword puzzles appear daily in The Sun, Britain's bestselling daily newspaper.Providing a unique challenge amongst crosswords, each puzzle has a set of cryptic and coffee-time (definition-style) clues, so that you can choose either to take your time, or to head for the speedy conclusion, with both sets of clues leading to the same answer.These crosswords do not rely on topical knowledge and can be enjoyed at any time, any place. This collection of 160 crosswords will appeal to anyone seeking a fun and informative break from everyday life.
The latest book in this exciting series continues the tradition of providing authoritative, challenging Cryptic Crossword, offering an enjoyable and stimulating way to while away your free time. Addictive, taxing and compelling, this book is packed with 100 high-quality puzzles chosen by the former Times Crossword Editor Richard Browne.

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