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Publisher Comments:

With more than 1,300,000 answers, this volume contains more than twice as many words as any other crossword dictionary. Meticulously compiled by two crossword professionals with a combined fifty years in the field and based on a massive analysis of current crosswords, there has never been a crossword dictionary with the breadth, depth, and currency of this one. From Jim Carrey to Sister Carrie, Homer Simpson t o Homers Iliad, the wide-ranging entries include 500,000+ synonyms, 3,000+ literary works, 3,000+ films, 20,000+ famous people from all fields, and more than 50,000 fill-in-the-blank clues so popular in todays crosswords.

Featuring an introduction by New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz, The Million Word Crossword Dictionary makes every other crossword dictionary obsolete.

WHATS NEW IN THE SECOND EDITION? This updated edition offers THOUSANDS OF NEW ENTRIES , including slang terms; brand names; celebrity names; and the latest films, novelists works, sports Hall of Famers, automobile models, and more. The NEW, LARGER TYPE SIZE makes finding the answers easier than ever. And now you can sign up for FREE ANNUAL UPDATES , with all the new clues and answers compiled after the books publication.

Synopsis:

With more than 1,000,000 answers, this volume contains more than twice as many answers as any other crossword dictionary. More important, it is the first crossword dictionary ever to comprehensively cover the clues and answers that actually appear in today's most popular crosswords, including contemporary slang, phrases, and brand names.

Meticulously compiled by two crossword professionals with a combined thirty years in the field, and based on a massive analysis of current crosswords, there has never been a crossword dictionary with the breadth, depth, and currency of this one. From Jim Carrey to Sister Carrie, Homer Simpson to Homer's Iliad,the wide-ranging entries include 500,000+ synonyms, 3,000+ literary works, 5,000+ films, 20,000+ famous people from all fields, and more than 100,000 fill-in-the-blank clues so popular in today's crosswords.

Featuring an introduction by New York Timescrossword editor Will Shortz, The Million Word Crossword Dictionary makes every other crossword dictionary obsolete.

Synopsis:

Finally, the ultimate reference for crossword fans everywhere! With more than 1,000,000 answers, The Million Word Crossword Dictionary is by far the largest of its kind — and the first ever to comprehensively cover the clues and answers that actually appear in today's puzzles. From Jim Carrey to Sister Carrie, Homer Simpson to Homer's Iliad, the wide-ranging entries include more than 500,000 synonyms, more than 3,000 literary works, 5,000-plus films, 20,000 famous people from all fields, and more than 75,000 fill-in-the-blank clues that are so popular in today's crosswords. This volume contains more than twice as many answers as any other crossword dictionary and includes contemporary slang, phrases, and brand names. Comprehensive, accurate, and useful, The Million Word Crossword Dictionary is essential for anyone who loves crosswords.

About the Author

The New York Times called Stanley Newman“the Alfred A. Knopf of crossword puzzles.” Winner of the first U.S. Open Crossword Championship in 1982, he has been a puzzle creator, editor, publisher, syndicator, and mail-order bookseller. From 1993-2000 he headed Random House’s Puzzles &Games imprint, publishing over 200 titles from sources such as "The New York Times", "Washington Post", and "Games" magazine. Author/editor of more than 70 books, since 1988 he has been crossword editor for Newsday, with puzzles syndicated to over 100 daily, Sunday, and internet newspapers worldwide. Media apearances include GMA, CBS Evening News, AP Radio Network, People, the New York Times, and more. He holds the world’s record for the fastest completion of a "New York Times" crossword (2 min, 14 sec). He lives in Massapequa Park, NY.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060517571
Author:
Newman, Stanley
Publisher:
CollinsRef
Author:
Stark, Daniel
Author:
by Stanley Newman and Daniel Stark
Subject:
Crosswords - Dictionaries
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Subject:
Crosswords - General
Subject:
Crossword puzzles
Subject:
Games-Crossword Puzzle Dictionaries
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20050301
Binding:
Book
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
1280
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.32 in 21.28 oz

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"Synopsis" by , With more than 1,000,000 answers, this volume contains more than twice as many answers as any other crossword dictionary. More important, it is the first crossword dictionary ever to comprehensively cover the clues and answers that actually appear in today's most popular crosswords, including contemporary slang, phrases, and brand names.

Meticulously compiled by two crossword professionals with a combined thirty years in the field, and based on a massive analysis of current crosswords, there has never been a crossword dictionary with the breadth, depth, and currency of this one. From Jim Carrey to Sister Carrie, Homer Simpson to Homer's Iliad,the wide-ranging entries include 500,000+ synonyms, 3,000+ literary works, 5,000+ films, 20,000+ famous people from all fields, and more than 100,000 fill-in-the-blank clues so popular in today's crosswords.

Featuring an introduction by New York Timescrossword editor Will Shortz, The Million Word Crossword Dictionary makes every other crossword dictionary obsolete.

"Synopsis" by , Finally, the ultimate reference for crossword fans everywhere! With more than 1,000,000 answers, The Million Word Crossword Dictionary is by far the largest of its kind — and the first ever to comprehensively cover the clues and answers that actually appear in today's puzzles. From Jim Carrey to Sister Carrie, Homer Simpson to Homer's Iliad, the wide-ranging entries include more than 500,000 synonyms, more than 3,000 literary works, 5,000-plus films, 20,000 famous people from all fields, and more than 75,000 fill-in-the-blank clues that are so popular in today's crosswords. This volume contains more than twice as many answers as any other crossword dictionary and includes contemporary slang, phrases, and brand names. Comprehensive, accurate, and useful, The Million Word Crossword Dictionary is essential for anyone who loves crosswords.

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