Helen has already shared a post, Learn how to solve cryptic crosswords, but here is an app to help you do just that.

Based on a course and book designed and taught by Henry Howarth the app takes you on a learning journey proven to work.

Interactive elements support the teaching with each section builds upon the last. It covers Hidden Words, Anagrams, Charades, Sandwiches, Deletions and many more.

As well as teaching puzzles as you work though the course, the app features 5 crosswords from newspapers such as The Telegraph, The Sun, The Daily Express and Daily Mail. Each with fully explained clue explanations to consolidate learning.

Section one covering Hidden Words and Anagram Clues is FREE to try.

Downloadable for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire HERE