Word Games and Puzzles
The New York Times Smart Sunday Crosswords
50 Sunday Puzzles from the Pages of the New York Times
Paperback ISBN: 125008170x
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 SundayTimes 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.
Easy As Duck Soup Crosswords
72 Relaxing Puzzles
Paperback ISBN: 1454917040
After a hard day, sometimes all you want is a gentle challenge. This collection of 72 easy crosswords fills the bill; each themed puzzle uses common, familiar words, phrases, and names. The clues are on the simpler side, too, so you can finish each puzzle with confidence and get on to more important things . . . like napping.
Pocket Posh Cryptograms 3
Paperback ISBN: 1449450385
Our third cryptogram Pocket Posh puzzle collection challenges word lovers and code breakers to 100 classic cipher puzzles. These Cryptograms are classic ciphers that offer a fun challenge yet are easy enough to solve by hand. Each encrypted puzzle is not too easy, not too hard - a code lover's delight! Pocket Posh Cryptograms 3 is part of a best-selling series featuring highly stylized, embellished covers and boasting 5 million copies in print. A free trial subscription to The Puzzle Society adds extra value.
Easy ESL Crossword Puzzles
Paperback ISBN: 0071821341
Clue: The fun solution to building English Vocabulary Answer: Crossword puzzles! Studying English as a second language does not have to be boring! Easy ESL Crossword Puzzles gives you a deserved break from drill books and grammar primers. Offering plenty of ways to learn more than 3,000 English words, author Chris Gunn, founder of Lanternfish ESL, has created 110 themed crossword puzzles that will challenge and entertain you. Easy ESL Crossword Puzzles helps you - Use context to learn word meanings - Become familiar with collocations—two words that areoften used together—and standard English phrases and sayings - Understand word play such as rhyme, alliteration, and simile If you are a teacher looking to add some spark to your lessons or a student needing more practice, Easy ESL Crossword Puzzles is the perfect answer to making learning English an engaging experience!
50 Easy Puzzles
Paperback ISBN: 125013319x
Tuesday puzzles are fun and easy and now they’re even easier to solve in this series with big, spiral-bound covers. Features: - Fifty of the Times’s Tuesday crosswords, their easiest of the week - Puzzles that are not only fun but completely solvable by all puzzlers, from beginner to expert - Covered spiral binding for easy spine-out shelving.
The New York Times Best of Wednesday Crosswords
50 Medium-Level Puzzles
Paperback ISBN: 1250133203
Wednesday might be humdrum in the office but if you’re a crossword solver, a Wednesday puzzle will always keep you on your toes! This volume collects all your favorite medium level Wednesday puzzles in one big, spiral-bound edition. Features: - Fifty of the Times’s Wednesday, medium level crosswords - Puzzles that are not only fun but completely solvable by all puzzlers, from beginner to expert - Covered spiral binding for easy spine-out shelving.
Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble Players
Paperback ISBN: 0142002267
Follows the author, who was originally just a curious reporter and now a Scrabble fiend, as he becomes an expert Scrabble player and delves into the realm of Scrabble culture, where he encounters a vitamin-popping standup comic and the three-time champion who plays by Zen principles, and realizes that Scrabble is more than just a game on many different levels. Reprint.
Spock's Logic Puzzles
More Than 100 Riddles, Conundrums and Observations from Across the Galaxy
Hardcover ISBN: 1780975740
Spock is famed throughout the universe for his mental prowess and emotionally removed ability to think clearly and logically. This book gives you a chance to gather greater insight into his thought process.
Simon & Schuster Mega Crossword Puzzle Book 3
Paperback ISBN: 1416559094
Across or Down, The Best Crosswords Around! With 300 Brand-new Puzzles to Solve In 1924, Simon & Schuster published its first title, The Cross Word Puzzle Book. Not only was it the publisher's first release -- it was the first collection of crossword puzzles ever printed. Today, more than eighty years later, the legendary Simon & Schuster Crossword Puzzle Book series maintains its status as the standard-bearer for cruciverbal excellence. This series continues to provide the most challenging, fresh, and original puzzles on the market. Created by the best contemporary constructors -- and edited by top puzzle master John M. Samson -- these Thursday to Sunday-size brain breakers offer hours of stimulation for solvers of every level. With hundreds of puzzles in one volume, the Simon & Schuster Crossword Puzzle Book series will continue to test the knowledge of solvers everywhere. Can you avoid turning to the answer key? Sharpen your pencils, grit your teeth, and find out!