Synopses & Reviews
No longer a test of classical knowledge, the modern crossword is a challenging labyrinth of clever clues, timely puns, and computer-age acronyms that baffle even veteran wordsmiths. Completely revised and expanded, The Dell Crossword Dictionary includes an extensive crossword definitions section, a thoroughly cross-referenced "Word-Finder" section, the most extensive "Name-Finder" in any dictionary, and every trivia fact a puzzle fan could ever want to know.
Comprehensive and easy to use, The Dell Crossword Dictionary is a must-have for any crossword lover.
Stumped by the site of the '68 Olympics? Pondering the name of a Portuguese coin? Look it up in "The Dell Crossword Dictionary," the ultimate reference for word puzzle solvers. Packed with solving aids for pun-filled clues and difficult "cryptic clues," the dictionary has been fully updated for the computer age.
About the Author
Wayne Robert Williams is the creator of the prestigious Dell Champion line of puzzle magazines. A familiar and well-respected figure in the puzzle world, he has created and edited a wide variety of puzzles, puzzle books and puzzle magazines. He's been the Chicago Tribune crossword editor since 1997.