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Mensa Cryptic Crosswords (Paperback)

Author: Cox, Emily

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From Mensa(R) comes a series of super-challenging puzzles that go way beyond the average crossword--and also offer an authentic treasure-trove of wordplay demanding some skilled solving. Here''s how they go: each clue has two parts. One is the normal definition of an answer, while the other features a little linguistic playfulness--maybe an anagram, perhaps a pun, and sometimes even a word written backward. And the hitch is...there''s usually no indication of which comes first, or punctuation to mark the division. You''ve got to see through the clue-maker''s deceptions and tease out the correct answer by rethinking the clue''s wording. Some of the irresistible language trickery includes double definitions, hidden answers, homophones, and containers.

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Publisher Sterling Pub Co Inc
Mfg Part# 9781402745065
SKU 203094304
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1402745060
Release Date 6/1/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0095
Publisher Sterling
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