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Secrets of a Crossword Setter with Tim Moorey

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Lecture: Secrets of a Crossword Setter with Tim Moorey
Lecturer: Tim Moorey
Start Date: 18th January 2019
Start Time: 1.00pm
End Time: 3.00pm
Under 18s: £25.00 What's included?

Following his well-received talk on Dr Johnson last year ,Tim will be sharing some secrets on cryptic crosswords. This could serve as an introduction to his popular weekend workshop starting soon afterwards or it could make for a self-standing, entertaining afternoon. Light-hearted but informative, he will explain how and why he became a setter for The Week, Times and Sunday Times with some amusing insights into a peculiarly British institution.

Includes a three course lunch.

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Tim Moorey

Tim Moorey

Tim Moorey has 20 years' experience of tutoring adults. He sets puzzles as Owzat and Mephisto for The Sunday Times, The Week, MoneyWeek, The Sunday Telegraph and The Times (Listener). He is a Consultant for Chambers Dictionaries and is the Cluru (Agony Uncle) for the Crossword Club.

You can find out more about Tim Moorey at http://www.timmoorey.info
 

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The audience at wonderful Dillington House proved, once more, to be intelligent, informed and engaged with the subject. It is a delight to talk at a place where the thirst for culture and knowledge remains both broad and deep. Giles Tremlett (2013)