GRAPHICAL REPRESENTATIONS OF MY INTERPRETATIONS OF CRYPTIC CROSSWORD THEORY

TABLE OF CONTENT! 

SECTION I : BASICS

  1. THE 4 BASES OF CRYPTIC DNA
  2. THE CLUESCAPE
  3. INDICATORS & CLUE TYPES
  4. UNDERSTANDING THE INDICATORS!
  5. THE GENERAL RULES!
  6. AN IDEA CAN CHANGE THE WORD
  7. THE SLIPPERY SURFACE
  8. THE MEAN BUSINESS OF DEFINITION
  9. THE SMALL GUYS -ABS , ACROS & SYMBOLS
  10. The LITTER OF & LITS!

SECTION II : FORMULA CHARTS – EASY REFERENCE

  1. SEMANTIC GROUP
  2. LITERAL GROUP
  3. PHONETIC GROUP
  4. ANAGRAM GROUP
  5. LINEAR GROUP
  6. CONTAINMENT GROUP
  7. GEOMETRIC GROUP
  8. SUNDRY OPERATIONAL GROUP

SECTION-III : CLUETYPES IN DETAIL

  1. CRYPTIC DEFINITION
  2. DOUBLE DEFINITION
  3. HOMOPHONE
  4. SPOONERISM
  5. ANAGRAM
  6. COMPOSITE ANAGRAM
  7. REVERSE ANAGRAM
  8. CHARADE
  9. ACROSTIC
  10. ODD/EVEN LETTER
  11. CONTAINMENT CLUE
  12. DELETION
  13. SUBSTITUTION
  14. REVERSAL /SYMMETRY
  15. BUS CLUE
  16. COMBINATION / COMPLEX CLUE
  17. & LIT.
  18. SEMI & LIT.
  19. OPERATE LIT.
  20. TRUISM CLUE
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