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Cryptic Crosswords

David Baddiel seeks to understand the puzzling phenomenon of cryptic crosswords. A leading crossword compiler and a crossword champion try to help him.

Continuing his new series where he tries to make sense of apparently puzzling matters, David Baddiel seeks to understand something which is meant to be puzzling: cryptic crosswords.

David gets help from a crossword champion and and also from a leading compiler who sets him a special crossword. Can he put his learning into practice and complete it?

Producer: Giles Edwards.

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15 minutes

Last on

Tue 11 Aug 2015 12:04

Broadcasts

  • Wed 14 Jan 2015 20:45
  • Sun 18 Jan 2015 05:45
  • Tue 11 Aug 2015 12:04

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