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The Beginner's Crossword Dictionary: Everything You Need to Know to Start Solving Crosswords With Confidence
The Beginner's Crossword Dictionary
Everything You Need to Know to Start Solving Crosswords With Confidence
Paperback      ISBN: 1454926686
This is more than just a crossword dictionary: it helps beginners learn the most often-used words in crosswords (and their clues) and shows them how to avoid common tricks and traps. With this book, beginner crossword solvers can learn the ropes and quickly improve their puzzle skills. In addition to an alphabetical list of the most common crossword entries, based on an exhaustive analysis of published puzzle grids, it includes explanations of each answer with helpful details, a list of frequent clues, and tips on overcoming ploys to throw you off. (For instance, if you see the clue "Quarrel" and have most of the word filled in—S P A _—be careful before writing down that last letter, because the answer could be SPAR or SPAT.) Once you learn your crossword ABCs, you’ll complete the grids with confidence.
The New York Times Sunday Funday Crosswords: 75 Sunday Crossword Puzzles
The New York Times Sunday Funday Crosswords
75 Sunday Crossword Puzzles
Paperback      ISBN: 1250160987
75 New York Times Sunday crossword puzzles: everyone’s favorite! The New York Times Sunday crossword is the undisputed king of crossword puzzles. This collection features 75 of them, all edited by Puzzlemaster Will Shortz and sure to put the “fun
The New York Times Large-Print Brain Fuel Crosswords: 120 Large-Print Puzzles from the Pages of the New York Times
The New York Times Large-Print Brain Fuel Crosswords
120 Large-Print Puzzles from the Pages of the New York Times
Paperback      ISBN: 1250148014
These large-print puzzles may be easy on the eyes, but they still challenge the brain! This brand new large-print collection, edited by crossword king Will Shortz, features: - 120 easy-to-read crossword puzzles - All levels of difficulty - Fun, fresh clues from the pages of The New York Times
Fast & Fun Mini Crosswords: Tiny Crosswords for Quick Solving
Fast & Fun Mini Crosswords
Tiny Crosswords for Quick Solving
Paperback      ISBN: 1454932090
Have just a few minutes for some solving fun? This collection of 125 small, easy crosswords is just the thing! Mini crosswords, mini themes . . . and maximum enjoyment! When you don’t have enough time to get involved in solving a lengthy, challenging puzzle, these crosswords provide a perfect brief brain workout. Created by a top-notch constructor with just the right amount of challenge, they’re proof that bigger isn’t necessarily better!
The History of the Crossword: The World's Most Famous Word Puzzle
The History of the Crossword
The World's Most Famous Word Puzzle
Paperback      ISBN: 0233004912
From its beginnings in New York newspapers to its triumph as the world's favorite word puzzle, this lively history celebrates the crossword. Going decade by decade, it includes puzzles from each era and examines the various types, while puzzle creators, crossword editors, and fans all offer their words of wisdom. It even looks into the future with speculation on solving in the next century!
The Everything Jumbo Book of Large-print Crosswords: 160 Easy-to-challenging Puzzles
The Everything Jumbo Book of Large-print Crosswords
160 Easy-to-challenging Puzzles
Paperback      ISBN: 1507209169
Dive into this collection of 160 large-print crossword puzzles from bestselling puzzle creator Douglas Fink—perfect for hours of fun! The Everything® Jumbo Book of Large-Print Crosswords is the biggest collection of large-print crossword puzzles yet! Each oversized puzzle is spread out over two large pages—perfect for puzzlers weary of that notorious small type and tight spacing in many crosswords books. Packed with 160 puzzles in an easy-on-the-eyes format, this collection features crosswords in a wide variety of themes, including sports, popular culture, books, TV characters, animals, vacation destinations—and more! Whether you’re a seasoned puzzle pro, or picking up your pencil for the first time, The Everything® Jumbo Book of Large-Print Crosswords has something for everyone to enjoy!
The New York Times Sunday Crossword Puzzles: 50 Sunday Puzzles from the Pages of the New York Times
The New York Times Sunday Crossword Puzzles
50 Sunday Puzzles from the Pages of the New York Times
Paperback      ISBN: 1250055962
The first, and still the best! The New York Times Sunday crossword debuted in 1942, and ever since has remained the nation’s favorite puzzle. With giant-size grids, inventive themes and clever construction, the Sunday Times crossword is more popular than ever before under legendary editor Will Shortz! This thirty-fourth collection of the Sunday puzzles features: * Fifty New York Times Sunday crosswords edited by Will Shortz * Puzzles over 50% bigger than the weekday crosswords * Covered spiral binding for easy stay-flat solving.
Go Fun! Big Book of Crosswords 2
Go Fun! Big Book of Crosswords 2
Paperback      ISBN: 1449478824
Use clues and your own knowledge to solve nearly 200 word puzzles in the Go Fun! Big Book of Crosswords. Do you know what jeans are made out of? How about another word for crazy? Each word puzzle gives you clues to figure out answers to questions like these and more. Here are some of the brainteasers you'll get to try: - Crosswords help you think of synonyms and antonyms - Picture word puzzles give you visual clues - Code cracker puzzles let you use your number sense to help you solve word problems Enhance your language and problem-solving skills in this ultimate book of word puzzles!
The New York Times Easy Crossword Puzzle Omnibus: 200 Solvable Puzzles from the Pages of the New York Times
The New York Times Easy Crossword Puzzle Omnibus
200 Solvable Puzzles from the Pages of the New York Times
Paperback      ISBN: 1250198194
200 of the easiest New York Times crossword puzzles, perfect for beginners! Why stress out when you could take it easy? Here's another great big volume of easy breezy New York Times crossword puzzles to pass the time. Like its popular predecessors, this collection features: - 200 Monday and Tuesday puzzles - The easiest crosswords published in The New York Times - Big grids for easy solving
The New York Times Sunday in the Surf Crosswords: 75 Puzzles from the Pages of the New York Times
The New York Times Sunday in the Surf Crosswords
75 Puzzles from the Pages of the New York Times
Paperback      ISBN: 1250009243
The biggest, best crosswords-in a small, convenient package! Since 1942, the New York Times Sunday crossword has been a beloved weekend tradition for hundreds of millions of solvers. Now, for the first time, seventy-five of the greatest Sunday puzzles from legendary editor Will Shortz are available in a compact volume, easy to carry in a handbag, briefcase, or backpack. So whether you're a longtime fan of the Sunday crossword or have never given it a whirl, you'll find these puzzles-each packed full of inventive clues, themes, titles, and jokes-perfect for a lazy Sunday afternoon.