Learn how to solve cryptic crosswords with this interactive app
Based on a course and book designed and taught by Henry Howarth the app takes you on a learning journey proven to work.
Interactive elements support the teaching with each section builds upon the last. It covers Hidden Words, Anagrams, Charades, Sandwiches, Deletions and many more
As well as teaching puzzles as you work though the course, the app features 5 crosswords from newspapers such as The Telegraph, The Sun, The Daily Express and Daily Mail. Each with fully explained clue explanations to consolidate learning.
Sections are broken down to bite size pieces
By having carefully balanced sections the pace of learning is gradual and with repeated exercises and test puzzles it is suitable for anyone to try
200+ interactive examples & 10 full grids
How each type of clue works is clearly explained and supported by examples.
Cryptic crosswords are fun to do and give the brain a good work out, exercising the memory and thinking skills, making new connections and extending vocabulary and general knowledge
Learn how to solve cryptic crosswords with this interactive app, starting with the basic ideas and easiest types of clue.
"Learn Cryptic Crosswords" consists of six chapters that take you step by step through every aspect of solving cryptic clues.
How each type of clue works is clearly explained and supported by examples, with simple diagrams to illustrate key ideas.
Each topic is followed by interactive exercises and practice clues designed to reinforce the learning points, and each chapter ends with a practice puzzle to consolidate your learning.
The final chapter explains how to develop your solving skills further. It ends with a selection of newspaper puzzles and is followed by an extensive set of reference tools to use when solving.
"Learn Cryptic Crosswords" will lead you to an enjoyable and stimulating new pastime.
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