Tue, 29 December 2020

10:00 am - 12:15 am GMT

How to Solve Cryptic Crosswords – An Interactive Digital Masterclass

Tim Moorey

For enthusiasts at all levels from beginners onwards, this live, online masterclass will provide the clues you need to cracking cryptic crosswords.

Hosted by Times crossword-setter Tim Moorey, aka Mephisto, you will learn the Ximenes rules and explore the key skills involved in solving cryptic crossword puzzles.  In the words of Stephen Sondheim, ‘The nice thing about doing a crossword puzzle is you know there is a solution.’

This talk takes place at 10:00am – 12:15am GMT

Tim Moorey

Professional puzzle setter and author of How to Master The Times Crossword

A professional setter of puzzles for The Sunday Times, The Week, MoneyWeek, The Sunday Telegraph, and The Times, Tim Moorey is the author of How to Master The Times Crossword which (its title notwithstanding) sets out the rules and processes applying to nearly all today’s cryptic puzzles and How to Crack Cryptic Crosswords. A former college Senior Lecturer, Tim is an experienced adult tutor, running crossword courses and workshops for the past 15 years.