With over 50 puzzles and 1,750 clues for you to conquer, Cryptic Crossword Puzzles for Dummies is filled with cryptics that range from (relatively) simple to expert-level, along with brief explanations of the most common types of clues and helpful hints on how to solve them. Used on its own or as a companion to Solving Cryptic Crosswords For Dummies, this book will keep your brain busy for hours
Apply the basics: use fundamental rules to solve puzzles
Build your solving skills: practise consistently on various grid types
Use sums to find the answer: add and subtract letters to get the correct word
Detect double definitions: answer hints with more than one meaning
Explore hidden messages: become a master at uncovering unseen solutions
About the Author
Denise Sutherland is a syndicated puzzle author. Her crosswords, word searches and other puzzles appear in a range of publications around the world, and she has written many puzzle books, including Solving Cryptic Crosswords For Dummies and Word Searches For Dummies.