How to Do the "Times" Crossword by Brian Greer

How to Do the "Times" Crossword by Brian Greer

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A guide to understanding "The Times" crossword, this book provides advice on how to tackle the crossword and how to read the clues so that you can find the solution. The meaning behind cryptic clues is deconstructed and examples of other clues and structures are provided.

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Written by Brian Greer, a former Crossword Editor of The Times, How to do The Times Crossword provides the introduction to understanding how The Times crossword is compiled and how you should go about solving its clues. It provides advice on how to tackle the crossword and how to read each clue so that you can find its solution. Clues could be homophones, anagrams or a combination of the two! What is common to all the clues is that they require a clear and logical approach to solve them successfully. Indeed, what at first sight appears opaque in a clue is explained and made clear, showing the variety of ways in which cryptic clues can be constructed.

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SKU GOR002701305
Title How to Do the "Times" Crossword
Author By (author) Brian Greer
Condition WELLREAD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 192
ISBN 10 0007108400
ISBN 13 9780007108404
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book.
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Written by Brian Greer, a former Crossword Editor of The Times, How to do The Times Crossword provides the introduction to understanding how The Times crossword is compiled and how you should go about solving its clues. It provides advice on how to tackle the crossword and how to read each clue so that you can find its solution. Clues could be homophones, anagrams or a combination of the two! What is common to all the clues is that they require a clear and logical approach to solve them successfully. Indeed, what at first sight appears opaque in a clue is explained and made clear, showing the variety of ways in which cryptic clues can be constructed.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002701305
Title How to Do the "Times" Crossword
Author By (author) Brian Greer
Condition WELLREAD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 192
ISBN 10 0007108400
ISBN 13 9780007108404
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book. We do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, but there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else previously. Therefore it will show signs of wear and may be an ex library book.
Ex Library No