The Random House Guide to Cryptic Crosswords

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Random House Information Group, 2003 - Games & Activities - 272 pages
Solving cryptics is a challenge; creating them is a bigger one. In this delightful how-to book, cryptic crossword doyens Emily Cox & Henry Rathvon demystify it all. They explain, in detail, how cryptic clues work in a step-by-step tutorial--enhanced by 65 of their puzzles, 50 of them from The Atlantic Monthly.

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EMILY COX & HENRY RATHVON create half of the Sunday crosswords for The Boston Globe (alternating with Henry Hook) and all of the acrostics for The New York Times.

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