How to solve a difficult cryptic crossword: a walkthrough

Here’s a walkthrough explaining the solution of a difficult cryptic crossword clue by clue. If you want to see how a puzzle like this works and how you would go about cracking it, this could be for you!

https://www.dropbox.com/s/hhm0gsrr502o2jd/Side%20by%20Side%20by%20Nod.docx?dl=0

2 thoughts on “How to solve a difficult cryptic crossword: a walkthrough

  1. Thank you indeed. We solved and entered this one and thoroughly enjoyed your account of the experience. I particularly appreciated Nod’s endgame (the L and R switching)

  2. Dear Bishop David,

    Thank you for this very entertaining account – I didn’t fall asleep!

    The Lakeside Country Club in Frimley Green, Surrey is the venue for various darts competitions hence ‘arrows’

    All good wishes,

    Alan Jesson

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