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Cryptic clue

Peter Conway

Cryptic clue

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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPeter Conway.
The Physical Object
Pagination174p. ;
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15129104M
ISBN 100709016425
OCLC/WorldCa12523457

This is the only type of cryptic clue without wordplay—both parts of the clue are a straight definition. Cryptics often include anagrams, as well. The clue "Ned T.'s seal cooked is rather bland (5,4)" is solved by NEEDS SALT. The straight definition is "is rather bland", and the word "cooked" is a hint to the solver that this clue is an.


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