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Will Shortz, NPR's Puzzlemaster, has been challenging and entertaining puzzle fans for years. Now he starts a new series of word games and brainteaser books: Mind Games!  The first volume, Alphabet Riddles, contains 100 of his popular initial puzzles where every answer is a familiar two-word phrase having the same pair of initials. For example, using the initials S & B:
*What's kicked at the World Cup         [SOCCER BALL]
*Portable advertising sign                      [SANDWICH BOARD]
*Shade of hair that's reddish yellow       [STRAWBERRY BLOND]
*God                                                    [SUPREME BEING]
 
Features:

· 100 all-new Alphabet Riddles

· Created by legendary New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz

· Convenient portable format

About the Author

Will Shortz has been the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993. He is also the puzzlemaster on NPRs Weekend Edition Sunday and is founder and director of the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. He has edited countless books of crossword puzzles, Sudoku, KenKen, and all manner of brain-busters.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312382735
Author:
Shortz, Will
Publisher:
Griffin
Subject:
Puzzles
Subject:
Logic & Brain Teasers
Subject:
General
Subject:
Games-General Puzzles
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20080831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.17 x 5.02 x 0.37 in

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