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cryptic crosswordnoun [C]

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a ​type of crossword (= word ​game) that has ​difficult clues (= ​pieces of ​information) that are not ​obvious in ​theirmeaning
(Definition of cryptic crossword from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cryptic crossword”
in Chinese (Simplified) 线索隐晦的纵横填字游戏…
in Chinese (Traditional) 線索隱晦的縱橫填字遊戲…
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