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Random House Guide to Cryptic Crosswords (Other) Paperback – June 17, 2003
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the cryptic crossword, and are baffled when one turns up.
No more! Cox and Rathvon introduce us to this clever and
entertaining form of wordplay, taking a very effective
phased approach, teaching us the tricks one by one until
we're ready to set off on our own.
The book also includes eight practice puzzles and 65 full-sized
puzzles, graded by difficulty.
Anyone who loves word games will want this book. But beware! You'll become hooked
on cryptic crosswords; don't say I didn't warn you!
Once you get the hang of it, solving cryptics is like eating potato chips... you simply can't stop. So you will be happy to know that there is a companion book to this one, called "Atlantic Monthly Cryptic Crosswords," that picks up where this one leaves off and provides another 45 devilishly difficult variety cryptics for you to enjoy.
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I got this book as a gift and it was a hit. Cryptic crosswords, if you've never done them, are a real hoot and having a primer is a must before tackling them. Read morePublished on November 15, 2011 by Customer