Who made an enemy of two ladies through an apple? Why did Tar Baby keep on sayin' nothin'? Which royal residence is built on thirteen thousand piles? Following the best-selling book The World's Most Difficult Quiz comes this sequel which collects the most taxing questions from early King William's College General Knowledge papers published in the Guardian over many years. Again the book includes a new and devilishly difficult set of questions prepared especially for publication by quizmaster Pat Cullen. A challenge for the most erudite of minds, The World's Most Difficult Quiz 2 is the ultimate general knowledge challenge.
SCRABBLE game fans, beginners and pros, here's the book you've been waiting for: the first-ever SCRABBLE how-to book written by the National SCRABBLE Association. Now you can become a better player at every level of skill. Learn:
Basic play-making for surefire results
How to turn your worst nightmare-- "Q"-- into your best friend: a winners' list of "Q" words with and without "U"
How to become an expert by using the terrific "twos"-- a complete list of two-letter words that can boost your scoring average by thirty to forty points per game
How to maximize your score with bonus squares and parallel play-- including triple triples, the pinnacle of SCRABBLE scoring success
How to make more seven-letter plays-- and earn a fifty point bonus
A step-by-step guide to board strategy and secrets to getting better tiles
How to get your words' worth with high-point tiles "J", "X" and "Z"-- a list of three and four-letter words
Acceptable words with no vowels
How the world's greatest players win their games-- fifteen examples of outstanding SCRABBLE play
This extensively illustrated official guidebook brings you all the facets of the game and the entire worldwide SCRABBLE culture, including the clubs, tournaments, champions and rules, plus a complete history of the game and a rare interview with SCRABBLE's inventor, the late Alfred Mosher Butts.
The second volume of this brand-new puzzle book features 200 logic questions of varying types and difficulty.Mental workout warriors and logic lovers will adore The Everything Book of Logic Puzzles Volume II. You'll learn ten different kinds of puzzles and how to solve each, with the difficulty slowly increasing from basic to expert as you go along. And every single puzzle is specifically designed to improve memory, vocabulary, and logical reasoning. With increasingly difficult puzzles ranging from introductory to fiendish, and comprehensive answers to explain each puzzle, this book is perfect for puzzlers of all ages and skill levels
The next in our new series of New York Times Sunday crosswords: bigger and betterThe Sunday New York Times crossword has been a beloved fixture for seventy-five years. It's America's favorite--and most famous--crossword puzzle. Now the extra-large Sunday puzzles are bigger and better: easier on the eyes for stress-free solving - 50 New York Times Sunday crosswords edited by Puzzlemaster Will Shortz
- Bold new series cover design
- Covered spiral binding for easy, stay-flat solving
This brand-new series from American Mensa(R) is guaranteed to get your blood pumping and your brain racing. With one hundred fresh puzzles to choose from, toss the book in your bag to exercise your mind on-the-go, or relax and attempt a couple before bed--whatever it takes to keep your wits sharpened and in shapeWe all know that brain games can help improve memory, concentration, creativity, reasoning, and problem-solving skills, and overall keep your brain young. Have fun with these smart, creative games all while toning your mind muscles. Mix up your workouts with this inviting variety of word and logic puzzles revolving around the world of sports and outdoor activities. Puzzles include: -Word Sudoku
-Riddles/short text games
Can you escape this book?
The first book to be based on the fast-growing phenomenon of escape rooms, The Escape Book is filled with challenges, puzzles and mysteries for you to solve and escape Sometimes, there is no easy way out...
You're an investigative journalist - and you've learned too much. Your mission is to escape the labyrinth where you have been trapped and expose the corrupt, high-flying businessman, Castian Warnes. This is no easy feat, but your life depends on it.
Based on the worldwide phenomenon of Escape Rooms, this book puts your ingenuity and perseverance to the test. You must solve puzzles, optical illusions, conundrums and anagrams to finally escape both the labyrinth and the book - it's a reading experience like no other.
Put your puzzle-solving skills to the test with The Escape Book... Are you ready for the challenge?
Only the wittiest, wackiest New York Times crossword puzzles in this collection
You know you're a seasoned puzzle solver when you can crack the tricky, outside-the-box New York Times Thursday crossword These medium-difficulty puzzles will fire up your brain and tickle your funny bone.
- 50 pun-filled Thursday puzzles
- Convenient lay-flat spiral format
- Edited by the #1 name in crosswords, Will Shortz
Mind Melt: Extreme Art Mazes to Color and Confound features 25 colorful, brain-stimulating mazes to solve, as well as black-and-white versions for you to color.
When you're looking for a way to unwind and calm your frazzled mindafter a long day, look no further than Mind Melt: Extreme Art Mazes to Color and Confound. These intricate mazes give you just the right things to focus your mind on, and when you're finished, you can grab your art supplies and color in the maze's black-and-white counter part.
Mind Melt: Extreme Art Mazes to Color and Confound features 25 beautiful, colorful, and challenging mazes, that are as satisfying to solve as they are to fill with color. Fun for adults and kids, artist Sophie Roach's mesmerizing designs offer a stimulating visual challenge to both maze and coloring enthusiasts. Maze solutions are included at the back of the book.
The author's puzzles are the most popular word-based games featured on gaming megasite Shockwave. In this book, he has compiled an innovative and challenging assortment of long- and short-playing word-search games, complete with: multiple search strategies, anagram- and picture-based puzzles and more.
-100 daily-size puzzles from the pages of the New York Times
-Known for their wit and intelligence
-Recognized as the standard by which all other puzzles are measured
-Representing the work of some of the nation's finest constructors