The Chambers Book of Cryptic Crosswords: Book 1 - 100 Entertainingly Challenging Cryptic Crossword Puzzles
By: Chambers (author), Eddie James (author)Paperback
Give your brain a workout with 100 puzzles from Chambers, the most crossword-friendly dictionary in the world Put your feet up and escape from it all with The Chambers Book of Cryptic Crosswords featuring a 'ton' of cryptic challenges to give your brain a workout. In each puzzle there are one or two easy clues to provide a way in, and all the solutions, bar the odd exception, can be found in the Chambers Dictionary. No specialist knowledge is required: if you have a good grasp of the English language and an interest in words, you should be able to crack the clues. This collection is designed to provide a fair challenge for seasoned experts, but also give 'average solvers' a decent chance of completing the puzzles. Entertaining, fun and challenging enough to tax even the most seasoned crossword aficionado, you'll need quick wits to go head-to-head with Chambers.
Eddie James has been setting crossword puzzles 'since he was a lad' many years ago. Now he has the help of his wife, Jo, and together they create themed puzzles for a whole range of British publications, such as Geographical, BBC History and BBC Countryfile magazines. Eddie's cryptic crosswords include the monthly one on Chambers web site, and those published by the Guardian under the pseudonym 'Brummie'. He also sets for Private Eye as 'Cyclops'; under this persona, his clues are somewhat risque and irreverent, reflecting the magazine's tone.
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