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The New York Times Best of Friday Crosswords: 50 Challenging Puzzles
The New York Times Best of Friday Crosswords
50 Challenging Puzzles
Paperback      ISBN: 125013322x
You know you’re a seasoned puzzle solver when you can crack the tricky New York Times Friday crossword. This latest volume of our favorite day series collects all your favorite Friday puzzles. Features: - Convenient spiral binding for easy solving - 50 challenging puzzles - Fun clues and fresh vocabulary
Everything Scrabble
Everything Scrabble
Paperback      ISBN: 0671866869
A guide for improving Scrabble skills discusses how to maximize scores with bonus squares, make more seven-letter plays, and increase scoring average using two-letter words, and includes a step-by-step guide to board strategy
Pocket Posh Easy Sudoku 5: 100 Puzzles
Pocket Posh Easy Sudoku 5
100 Puzzles
Paperback      ISBN: 1449450865
Offering 100 Sudoku puzzles specifically created to be simple and quick to solve, Pocket Posh Easy Sudoku 5 is perfect for puzzlers of all skill levels. This collection of 100 Sudoku puzzles created for fast and easy solving is perfect for the advanced puzzler wanting a swift puzzle to solve or a beginner looking to tackle a realistic challenge. With more than 5 million copies in print, the Pocket Posh puzzle series is a great way to exercise your mind--and look great while doing it! A free trial subscription to The Puzzle Society adds extra value.
Go Games! Trickledowns and Sticklinks
Go Games! Trickledowns and Sticklinks
Paperback      ISBN: 193614011x
Brain-busting, mind-bending, hair-tearing fun from one of America's top puzzle makers! Get two for one! With this combination of Trickledowns and StickLinks, puzzle fans will enjoy a double dose of entertainment. The rules for Trickledowns--the blockbuster puzzles that regularly appear in USA Weekend magazine--are simple. Each puzzle offers two words of the same length; the aim is to change one letter at a time until you've finally transformed the first into the last. StickLinks are word searches, with a big PLUS: they all include a famous quote within the grid. The goal is to draw straight lines from one letter to another until the quote is revealed--but each letter can be used only once. One try, and you'll see why these are the hottest puzzles with millions of solvers!
The World's Most Difficult Quiz: The King William's College General Knowledge Papers From 1981 to 2010
The World's Most Difficult Quiz
The King William's College General Knowledge Papers From 1981 to 2010
Paperback      ISBN: 1846316952
Which US president did Washington Irving once unflatteringly refer to as a “withered little apple-john?” What reduplicative word refers to a Siamese three-wheeled taxi? In which city is Charlemagne’s octagon? These and other fiendishly difficult questions have stumped pupils at King William’s College as part of its annual General Knowledge Papers for more than a century—along with Guardian readers, for whom the test has been reprinted in its entirety since 1951. Here, for the first time, is a compendium of the wonderfully obscure questions—and their often unexpected answers—that have appeared on the test over the past thirty years. Guaranteed to challenge even the most ardent trivia enthusiast, this exhaustive compilation is organized thematically and chronologically and includes a set of previously unpublished questions by current quizmaster Pat Cullen. For history hotshots, fountains of fact, and perennial powerhouses of pub trivia, The World’s Most Difficult Quiz lives every bit up to its superlative name, offering an addictive assortment of intriguing questions.
David L. Hoyt's Word Rodeo A-to-Z
David L. Hoyt's Word Rodeo A-to-Z
Paperback      ISBN: 1454900636
Round Up at the A-to-Z Corral!Puzzle master David L. Hoyt has created a challenging assortment of word-search games that showcase his popular Word Rodeo A-to-Z puzzles. Show off your skills in these alphabetically organized puzzles or turn to the bonus section for a taste of some of Hoyt's other innovative Word Rodeo formats. Grab a pencil and saddle up-it's gonna be a wild ride on the puzzle circuit that will take you from A to Z!
Posh Jumble Brainbusters 2: 100 Puzzles
Posh Jumble Brainbusters 2
100 Puzzles
Paperback      ISBN: 1449427421
Due to their popularity, we offer a second collection of BrainBuster puzzles from Jumble®, the most popular word puzzle in syndication. This Jumble edition combines classic Jumble puzzles with trivia, riddles, math, and even crosswords. Jumble® puzzles and games are played by millions of people each day in newspapers, online, in books, on mobile phones, and more. Jumble is the world’s #1 daily syndicated word puzzle. It appears regularly in more than 650 newspapers and reaches 70 million readers in the U.S. each day. Jumble BrainBusters 2 combines the popularity of challenging Jumble puzzles with the intrigue of trivia, riddles, math, and even crosswords. Players solve the puzzle using clues and the answer is revealed, but jumbled. Once the answers are filled in, the player unscrambles the circled letters to solve the bonus.
Pocket Posh Unolingo: 100 Crosswords Without Clues
Pocket Posh Unolingo
100 Crosswords Without Clues
Paperback      ISBN: 1449450873
 For the first time in our best-selling Pocket Posh puzzle series, we offer Unolingo, the popular puzzle app that is also a lot of fun to play in print. Unolingo's great success is attributable to its simplicity, its appeal to all ages, and its mind-bending stimulation.  Unolingo (pronounced "you-know-lingo") has rapidly climbed the app charts for word games and puzzles with half a million downloads and counting; it is played by gamers in every U.S. state and over 100 countries around the world. Now available in print, we offer 100 Unolingo puzzles in a pocket-sized package. Every Unolingo is a 10 x 10 crossword with 26 empty squares that requires the precise placement of each letter in the alphabet; each letter is used only once. Depending on the level of difficulty, from one star (easiest) to four stars (most difficult), a Unolingo puzzle can be completed in 5 to 15 minutes and calls for a mix of word knowledge, logic, and deductive reasoning.
Word Freak: Heartbreak, Triumph, Genius, and Obsession in the World of Competitive Scrabble Players
Word Freak
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.
Triple-Stack Crosswords
Triple-Stack Crosswords
Paperback      ISBN: 140278273x
Triple-stack means triple-solving goodness--and a unique challenge for word lovers! Each of these 72 daily-sized puzzles features wide-open grids with at least one set of three 15-letter answers stacked on top of each other. This is one tough feat to accomplish, but puzzle-making genius Ashwood-Smith makes it look easy. In addition to the challenging triple-stacking, crossword mavens get tons of clever clues featuring all manner of wordplay.