Word Games and Puzzles
Pocket Posh Jumble Brainbusters 4
Paperback ISBN: 1449450628
Jumble fans, here's a brand-new 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 BrainBusters 4 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 mystery answer. Jumble is the world's No. 1 daily syndicated word puzzle. It appears regularly in more than 650 newspapers and reaches 70 million readers in the U.S. each day.
The New York Times Will Shortz's Favorite Sunday Crossword Puzzles
Paperback ISBN: 031232488x
The Biggest and Best Sunday Crosswords Ever Published in The New York Times! The New York Times Sunday crosswords are America's favorite puzzles, and under the leadership of legendary Times crossword editor Will Shortz, the Sunday puzzles have become even more renowned, featuring virtuoso contstruction, clever clues, and increased wordplay, as well as fresh vocabulary, and a hip, contemporary attitude. Now Shortz has chosen his fifty all-time favorite Sunday puzzles from the pages of the Times and collected them all in this volume. Once you start these puzzles, you won't be able to stop! * Special introduction by Will Shortz * Personal commentary from Will Shortz on why each puzzle made his list of all-time greats * Creative themes, wordplay, and amazing tricks-each puzzle has something that makes it one of the best ever! * Sunday puzzles are up to 40% bigger than weekday-size puzzles, with fewer black squares and more inventive themes
The Grid Reaper
50 Puzzles to Die For!
Paperback ISBN: 1402779909
When somebody famous dies, the New York Times occasionally runs a crossword puzzle dedicated to that person. The maker of these macabre tributes is usually the one and only David J. Kahn, whose expertise has earned him a reputation as the Grid Reaper.” Now Kahn has turned his talents to 50 dead celebrities and constructed a crossword about each, full of fun facts, trivia, and wordplay worthy of their subjects, who include such notables as Pope John Paul II, Rosa Parks, Frank Sinatra, Julia Child, and George Carlin.
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!
The New York Times Best of Saturday Crosswords
75 of Your Favorite Sneaky Saturday Puzzles from the New York Times
Paperback ISBN: 1250055911
Sipping a cup of tea and enjoying an easy New York Times crossword puzzle is one of life's simple pleasures. This latest volume of our new "Coffee and Crosswords" series, The Best of Saturday Crosswords, collects all your favorite challenging Saturday puzzles. Features: * Seventy five of the Times' Saturday crosswords * Convenient trade paperback for easy transport * Edited by Will Shortz.
The New York Times Be Mine Sunday Crosswords
75 Puzzles from the Pages of the New York Times
Paperback ISBN: 1250081726
Since it first ran in 1942, The New York Times Sunday crossword puzzles are the standard by which all others are judged. Features: * 75 classic Sunday New York Times crosswords * Portable and perfect for solving on the go * Edited by the #1 man in American crosswords, Will Shortz
Is That a Word?
From AA to ZZZ, the Weird and Wonderful Language of Scrabble
Hardcover ISBN: 1452108242
"Scrabbleª aficionados may know that both "Brr" and "Brrr" are legitimate plays, but what about everyday names like Peter, Carl, and Marge? They're not listed as proper nouns, but they are certainly playable. For lovers of Scrabbleª, Bananagramsª, and Words with Friendsª, this lively guide helps readers make the most out of word games, packed with new ways to remember the best words alongside tips for improving game play and much more. Part strategy guide and part celebration of all things wordy, this collection of facts, tips, and surprising lists of playable words will instruct and delight the letterati"--