The Beginner's Crossword Dictionary

Everything You Need to Know to Start Solving Crosswords with Confidence

By Stanley Newman (Author)

Price$9.95

Format Paperback

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The Beginner's Crossword Dictionary

Everything You Need to Know to Start Solving Crosswords with Confidence

by Stanley Newman

$9.95

Paperback

Barnes and Noble Indiebound
OVERVIEW
This is more than just a crossword dictionary: it helps beginners learn the most often-used words in crosswords (and their clues) and shows them how to avoid common tricks and traps.
 
With this book, beginner crossword solvers can learn the ropes and quickly improve their puzzle skills. In addition to an alphabetical list of the most common crossword entries, based on an exhaustive analysis of published puzzle grids, it includes explanations of each answer with helpful details, a list of frequent clues, and tips on overcoming ploys to throw you off. (For instance, if you see the clue "Quarrel" and have most of the word filled in—S P A _—be careful before writing down that last letter, because the answer could be SPAR or SPAT.) Once you learn your crossword ABCs, you’ll complete the grids with confidence.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)

Stanley Newman, crossword editor for Newsday, is syndicated worldwide to more than 100 newspapers. His puzzles have appeared regularly in Prevention, People, Sport, and Businessweek magazines. Newman has written or edited nearly 200 books and has organized many puzzle and trivia events in the United States. He lives in FL and NY with his wife and has three grown children.

Pub Date: 11/6/2018

ISBN: 9781454926689

Price: $9.95 / $13.50 CAN

Format: Paperback

Pages: 336 pages

Trim: 5.375 x 8.25 Inches

Territories: World

Category: Puzzles & Games / Crosswords

Publisher: Puzzlewright