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Happy 20th Birthday Puzzle Selection!
It's our 20th birthday! And we're celebrating with a fantastic and festive anniversary issue – out now!
As well as being packed full of our usual great variety of puzzles, we've also got some extra special treats in store this issue! Will you win a bottle of Dom Perignon, hidden in our Puzzle Selection calendar? Or complete our Christmas mystery puzzles to be in with the chance of flying off on a 5-star holiday to Madeira? Join us as we take a look back at how things were in 1993 and help us celebrate 20 years of fantastic puzzling. Don't miss picking up your copy, it's in shops now!
Take a Crossword's Cryptic Class - Episodes 10 and 11
If you need a little help in solving cryptic crosswords, look no further than our Cryptic Class videos!
Episodes 10 and 11 gives a few specific hints to help you solve Cryptic Corner, found on page 55 of Take a Crossword Issue 11 and 12, but it will help you out with approaching any cryptic crossword!
So if you've always wondered why Spoils of War (4) gives MARS, or Die of Cold (3, 4) becomes ICE CUBE, this is where to start!
If you missed our previous episodes that covered other aspects of solving cryptic crosswords, you can still see them here. Watch them all and you'll be a whizz in no time at all!
Episode 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LJE_manYuw
Episode 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsps6Y734UQ
Episode 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfShga_R3Fo
Episode 4: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuNwv4QaDm4
Episode 5: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDbhRqYQiK8
Episode 6: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSuQyPGDyBA
Episode 7: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MG3v5qSGMc
Episode 8: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkhPPUN5SlQ
LOOK OUT FOR OUR FAB MINI MAGAZINES AND WELCOME THE LATEST IN THE RANGE!
Celebrate Christmas with all the latest issues of your favourite mini magazines. Whatever your favourite puzzle, there is sure to be a title for you. This month brings Mini Arrowwords Collection for the first time, all the puzzles you loved from Mini Arrowwords Lite but now with more than twice as many puzzles!
That's not all either, this month sees the launch of a whole new addition to our Mini Range - Mini Hide'n'Seek Wordsearch. Featuring our wordsearches with something extra, it's another great title for you to take with you wherever you go!
Look out for them in Morrisons, W H Smith, Martin McColl or from your local newsagent. Issue 31s (and Mini Arrowwords Collection issue 19, and Mini Hide'n'Seek Wordsearch 1) are on sale now. Look out for the next issues from 19 December.