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The Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 4th Edition (Hardback)

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The bestselling reference for crossword solvers and setters

The Chambers Crossword Dictionary is the perfect tool for any crossword solver - and you know it because it is used by the setters themselves!



What makes The Chambers Crossword Dictionary different? Comprehensive, reliable and easy-to-use, this major new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated by a team of crossword experts, and is specially tailored to the needs of crossword solvers. With more than 500,000 solutions to cryptic and quick clues, plus explanations of cryptic clue types and the use of anagram and other indicators, and insights into the world of crossword setting and memorable clues, it is truly the ultimate crossword bible.



This new edition features:

- Over 500,000 solutions for every kind of crossword.

- More than 2,500 crossword code words alerting you to cryptic ploys.

- Over 19,500 'one-stop' entries, with both synonyms and encyclopaedic material, for extra guidance in finding the right answer.

- A wealth of recent synonyms to give you up-to-the-minute answers.

- New topic lists to help you solve general-knowledge clues.

- Word lists sorted by length and then alphabetically to make finding solutions easy.

- Includes words, phrases, abbreviations, symbols, codes and other cryptic 'building blocks'.

- Packed with crossword jargon, anagram and other indicators and essential cryptic vocabulary.

- Draws on the latest Chambers Dictionary 13th Edition and the authoritative Chambers reference range.



It is packed with expert advice and editorial from:

- Derek Arthur (1945-2010), co-editor of The Listener crossword in The Times and of The Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 2nd edition

- Ross Beresford, former co-editor of The Listener crossword

- Peter Biddlecombe, The Sunday Times crossword editor and The Times Crossword Championship winner (2000, 2007)

- Jonathan Crowther, better known to cryptic crossword solvers as Azed, having set crosswords for The Observer for over 40 years

- Don Manley, crossword setter for many quality newspapers under various pseudonyms (Duck, Quixote, Bradman, Giovanni) and Church Times crossword editor

- Tim Moorey, crossword setter for The Sunday Times and The Times, and crossword editor and setter for The Week and MoneyWeek magazines. He is author of How to Crack Cryptic Crosswords



Chambers is one of the world's most respected dictionary and thesaurus publishers.

Languages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By SubjectDictionariesReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference worksSport & HobbiesHobbies, quizzes & gamesPuzzles & quizzesCrosswords Publisher: John Murray Press Publication Date: 10/09/2015 ISBN-13: 9781473608405  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Chambers is one of the world's most respected dictionary publishers, appealing particularly to word lovers and those who revel in all the quirks of the English language. Its extensive list of innovative language and reference titles includes the renowned Brewer's list of endlessly browsable dictionaries of phrase and fable, and covers English-language dictionaries and thesauruses for every level of user from school to crossword fan, from English learner to student of slang. Meticulously researched and expertly written, the highly acclaimed Chambers range has been at the forefront of presenting knowledge and learning in an engaging and accessible way since it was first established in the 19th century.

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