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Take a Crossword's Cryptic Class - Episode 5
If you need a little help in solving cryptic crosswords, look no further than our Cryptic Class video!
Episode 5 gives a few hints to help you solve Cryptic Corner, found on page 55 of Take a Crossword Issue 6, 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 and get right up to date:
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
Yours Puzzles is now monthly! Issue 9 out now
Packed with colourful, fun challenges and teasers, Yours Puzzles is perfect, not just for readers of Yours, but for anyone who loves to keep their mind active with a puzzle.
Issue 9 includes a brilliant Julie Andrews quiz and feature, plus the chance to win a wonderful two-night break to Cambridge. With 100 pages of crosswords, quizzes, picture puzzles and much, much more, you’re sure to love it.
Pick up your copy today! Available now at WHSmith, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and all good newsagents.
LOOK OUT FOR OUR FABULOUS MINI MAGAZINES — ISSUE 24 OUT NOW!
Seven brilliant new puzzle magazines that slip easily into your handbag or even your pocket — and there's £750 in cash to be won too!
Mini Codebreakers Collection
128 pages of quality codebreakers, including great variations like skeleton codes and our ever-popular quick codes.
Mini Crosswords Collection
Jam-packed with a great range of grid shapes and sizes, plus quizwords, one-word clue crosswords and more. 128 pages.
Mini Puzzle Mix Collection
Fantastic variety from arrowwords and codebreakers to picture puzzles and number crunchers, it's perfect for the all-round puzzler. With 128 pages of puzzles and £750 to be won.
Mini Su-doku Collection
With five difficulty levels, grids ranging from 6x6 to 12x12, plus killer su-dokus and Hitoshii, Mini Su-doku Collection has over 120 puzzles to solve.
Mini Wordsearch Collection
Over 120 wordsearches, with variants like Hide'n'Seek, and our unique Missing Letter wordsearches, are all in Mini Wordsearch Collection. With fun illustrations too, it's perfect for word seekers everywhere!
Mini Wordsearch Lite
At only £1.40, Mini Wordsearch Lite is an even more fun way to puzzle. Super wordsearches and £750 cash to be won make it the most convenient way to puzzle for a prize!
NEW! Mini Arrowwords Lite
The latest in our Mini puzzle magazine range, Mini Arrowwords Lite is packed with fantastic arrowword puzzles, as well as variations like Scrambled and Dilemma.
Look out for them in Morrisons, W H Smith, Martin McColl or from your local newsagent. Issue 25s (and Mini Arrowwords issue 13) are on sale now, Issue 26s (and Mini Arrowwords issue 12) are on sale from 20 June.