ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: June 28, 2004
The Herald Crossword Book: Volume 1
By (author) Calum J. MacDonald
Available this year for the first time, The Herald Crossword Book contains seventy-five puzzles from the paper’s formidable stable of compilers, regarded as the most diverse in Scotland. Crosswords Editor Calum MacDonald (CJM) provides an introduction to the Herald’s crosswords and their compilers. Next, it’s time to get your thinking caps on before tackling the selection of cryptic and quick puzzles. And for those who really like a challenge, John McKie (Myops) offers five examples of the ‘Wee Stinker’ – a puzzle that has a cult following and a reputation for being one of the UK’s most difficult crosswords.
Calum J. MacDonald
Calum J MacDonald is deputy news editor of the Herald and he is also responsible for the production of the fourteen crosswords that appear in the paper every week. A compiler for ten years, his own puzzle appears every Saturday – to solvers’ mixed frustration and delight. He lives in Glasgow and is married with a young daughter.