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The Crossword Obsession: The History and Lore of Th World's Most Popular Pastime

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Publisher Comments:

This lively, detailed history of the crossword puzzle gives you the whole story, from square one to the last word. With behind-the-scenes insights from competition champs, opinions from prominent puzzle makers, tips on cluing and construction, and a bonus selection of challenging puzzles, this book will delight anyone who's ever experienced the incomparable satisfaction of filling in the last blank-and finally cracking the crossword.

Synopsis:

The history of the crossword puzzle in all its glory-from the earliest games such as word squares and acrostics, through the creation of the New York Times crossword, to the modern day phenomenon.

Now, this enchanting, informative book is being re-released with humorous illustrations throughout.

About the Author

Coral Amende is a veteran puzzle constructor whose crosswords have been featured in many national publications, including the New York Times (Sunday Edition), Los Angeles Magazine, and Washington Post. She is also the author of several popular reference titles.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780425186824
Subtitle:
The History and Lore of the World's Most Popular Pastime
Author:
Amende, Coral
Publisher:
Berkley Trade
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Crossword puzzles
Subject:
Crosswords - General
Subject:
General Games
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
20021105
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
7.72x6.80x.99 in. .80 lbs.

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Product details 384 pages Berkley Publishing Group - English 9780425186824 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The history of the crossword puzzle in all its glory-from the earliest games such as word squares and acrostics, through the creation of the New York Times crossword, to the modern day phenomenon.

Now, this enchanting, informative book is being re-released with humorous illustrations throughout.

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