Perfect for puzzlers who enjoy lateral thinking and wordplay, this book contains 100 crosswords to provide hours of fun on a daily commute or evening in. This is the first title in a brand new relaunched series from the Telegraph puzzle pages, with all brand new puzzles for 2017.
Challenge your grey matter with this brand new collection from the Telegraph. With 100 puzzles, it's the perfect compilation to get your brain into gear on your daily commute and to test your analytical processes with the ever-popular cryptic clues. The Daily Telegraph has been publishing cryptic crosswords for over 80 years, and they have continually puzzled, baffled and challenged avid crossword fans. This new selection allows you to do as many as you please, without having to wait for tomorrow's paper.
The GCHQ Puzzle Book
Publisher: Penguin UK
** WINNER OF 'STOCKING FILLER OF THE YEAR AWARD' GUARDIAN ** Pit your wits against the people who cracked Enigma in the official puzzle book from Britain's secretive intelligence organisation, GCHQ. 'A fiendish work, as frustrating, divisive and annoying as it is deeply fulfilling: the true spirit of Christmas' Guardian 'Surely the trickiest puzzle book in years. Crack these fiendish problems and Trivial Pursuit should be a doddle' Daily Telegraph If 3=T, 4=S, 5=P, 6=H, 7=H ... what is 8? What is the next letter in the sequence: M, V, E, M, J, S, U, ? Which of the following words is the odd one out: CHAT, COMMENT, ELF, MANGER, PAIN, POUR? GCHQ is a top-secret intelligence and security agency which recruits some of the very brightest minds. Over the years, their codebreakers have helped keep our country safe, from the Bletchley Park breakthroughs of WWII to the modern-day threat of cyberattack. So it comes as no surprise that, even in their time off, the staff at GCHQ love a good puzzle. Whether they're recruiting new staff or challenging each other to the toughest Christmas quizzes and treasure hunts imaginable, puzzles are at the heart of what GCHQ does. Now they're opening up their archives of decades' worth of codes, puzzles and challenges for everyone to try. In this book you will find: - Tips on how to get into the mindset of a codebreaker - Puzzles ranging in difficulty from easy to brain-bending - A competition section where we search for Britain's smartest puzzler Good luck! 'Ideal for the crossword enthusiast' Daily Telegraph
Cryptic crosswords from the Telegraph are the most popular around. This bumper collection of the nation's favourite puzzle will delight and frustrate in equal measure. They are perfect for a spare hour at home, but be warned: they are addictive! The unbeatable brainteasers in The Telegraph Big Book of Cryptic Crosswords 4 are guaranteed to test your puzzling skills to the limit.
Welcome to a land where a banker may be a flower and where both are probably a river, where Oxford is not a university but a shoe, and where low tars are found in submarines rather than outside pubs.This collection of 100 crosswords will test the newcomer to the Financial Times cryptic crossword as well as the experts who are disappointed if they don't manage to finish it on the train between Sevenoaks and London Bridge.Colin Inman, editor of the FT crosswords for the past thirty years, provides an introduction to the compilers and a brief guide to the workings of the cryptic crossword clue.There are both plain and themed puzzles, including works by Cinephile, Cincinnus, Dante, Mudd, Dinmutz, Falcon and many other favourite setters (and remember: between these covers, a setter can be a dog as well as 'I' or 'me').
Cryptic crosswords from the Telegraph are the most popular around, and this bumper collection will both frustrate and delight in equal measure. Perfect for any spare moment, and completely addictive, these puzzles are certain to test your thinking to the limit.
Crosswords of any variety can be addictive. Offering the challenges of the Telegraph cryptic crossword books, this collection features over 200 puzzles.
All New Quick Crosswords
Author: THE TELEGRAPH MEDIA GROUP
This compilation of quick crosswords will delight and frustrate puzzle fanatics. Challenge yourself and increase your vocabulary with these crosswords from the UK's best-selling quality newspaper, although with time so easily spent pondering solutions, maybe they're not so 'quick' after all!
A new collection of the best cryptic crosswords from The Daily Telegraph A bumper selection of 80 of the most stimulating and entertaining recent cryptic challenges from the pages of The Daily Telegraph, which has been running these puzzles for more than 80 years. They continue to baffle, infuriate, and delight readers on a daily basis and are available here for those who need more than their daily fix! As always, if inspiration fails the solutions are included at the back of the book.
Half a million people a day do it in the Telegraph. The Times claims almost as many, and the Guardian 300,000. Most people remember their first time, and everyone has a favourite. You can do it in bed, standing up, or on a train. You can do it alone, with a loved one or in groups. The Queen does it in the bath. It is not illegal, immoral or fattening. In fact it tops the Home Office list of approved entertainments for prison inmates. Crosswords are a very British obsession.
This collection contains 240 cryptic crossword puzzles in an easy-to-use large format and the solutions are included at the back of the book.
This demanding new collection of cryptic crosswords from the archives of your favourite quality newspaper will provide the perfect entertainment in any spare moment. Whether on your lunch break, work commute or just a relaxing afternoon, Telegraph All New Cryptic Crosswords 9 is a great selection of headscratchers for any puzzle fan to ponder over.
100 quick cryptic puzzles from The Times adapting the cryptic puzzle for those with a hectic lifestyle and schedule. Ideal for those starting out with cryptic crosswords, and those who'd like to tackle the main puzzle but feel daunted, or who can perhaps only solve a handful of clues. Appearing Monday to Friday in the puzzle pages of Times2, this crossword has a reduced 13x13 grid size and reduced difficulty too, the intention being to encourage people to take their first steps in tackling cryptic crosswords. And also to cater for those of us who have limited time to devote to our favourite pastime and need a ready-made set of puzzles that is solvable in a short space of time.
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 compilers Work 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!