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Description - How to Solve Cryptic Crosswords by Kevin Skinner

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 compilersWork 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780716022084
ISBN-10: 0716022087
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: How To Books Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kevin Skinner

Kevin Skinner is an experienced cryptic crossword compiler and solver.