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Conquering Cryptic Crosswords

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Cryptic Crosswords may seem challenging at first but give great satisfaction when successfully solved. All it takes is a bit of patience, plus awareness of some basic rules and tricks of the trade.

Over this two-session course for beginners, crossword expert Ralph Penglis will show you how to unravel the riddle of the cryptic clue.

To get you started, here is an example of a cryptic clue. See if you can guess the answer! (Answer further down)

Clue: Book a park (7 letters)

Two-part workshop series at Warringah Mall Library:

  • Monday 17 June, 1 - 3pm. Week 1: Introduction to cryptic crosswords outlining tips and tricks.
  • Monday 24 June, 1 - 3pm. Week 2: Follow up session with more detail and hints.

Ticket covers entry to both sessions.

Limited places. Booking essential.

Light refreshments provided.

Library programs terms and conditions apply.

Enquiries: 8495 5028 or 

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