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- Guardian Angel Publishing 2014; US$ 5.00
In a book that's both fact-filled and fun, a ladybug compares the words used to describe male and female animals. Donna J. Shepherd's lyrical rhymes and Kit Grady's charming illustrations tell a delightful story of a spirited little bug who provides a unique perspective on why names can be deceiving. more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 40.99
What makes The Chambers Crossword Dictionary different? The ultimate resource for all crossword lovers Chambers Crossword Dictionary is an essential resource for crosswords of all kinds. Comprehensive, reliable and easy-to-use, this major new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated by a team of crossword experts, and is specially tailored... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 4.85
Discover the secrets to help you solve cryptic crosswords. The secrets divulged within these pages, along with lists of the most useful crossword words, will let you tackle crosswords with confidence and brighten up your day. more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2005; US$ 19.00
Sixty-four million people do it at least once a week. Nabokov wrote about it. Bill Clinton even did it in the White House. The crossword puzzle has arguably been our national obsession since its birth almost a century ago. Now, in Crossworld , writer, translator, and lifelong puzzler Marc Romano goes where no Number 2 pencil has gone before, as he... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 15.95
Even the best crossword puzzlers need a little help sometimes. And if you prefer your puzzles in large print, here's a crossword dictionary you don't need a magnifying glass to read! This easy-to-read dictionary is your ultimate resource for those tricky crossword dilemmas. It's packed to the brim with more than 60,000 answer words compiled by puzzlemaster... more...
- Scribner 2009; US$ 13.99
From Square One is Dean Olsher's captivating and in-depth exploration of the cultural history, psychology, and even metaphysics of crosswords -- their promise of a world without chaos and uncertainty. It is often repeated that more than 50 million Americans do crossword puzzles on a regular basis. Skeptical of that claim, Dean Olsher does his... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 8.99
Are you baffled by cryptic crosswords? Do you want to increase your word power and exercise your brain, but can't always make any sense of the clues? This book is packed with all the know-how, hints and tricks you will ever need to help you find the right answers every time. From clever to cunning to downright devious, all the different types of clue... more...
- Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 8.99
This delightful book explores the world of the cryptic crossword clue, a place where nothing is quite as it seems. From reflections on his children's musical tastes (might ABBA be an Old Testament citation?) to veiled digs at Labour's foreign policy ('What could be subtler during search for weapon!' 7, 4), each of Sandy Balfour's perfectly proportioned... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.99
The Million Word Crossword Dictionary was hailed by New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz as "the largest, most up-to-date, and most useful" and praised by crossword editors from all over the country. Now, noted crossword experts Stan Newman and Dan Stark provide the next "million word" tool to send your solving skills soaring. This radically... more...