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 puzzle afficionados. Completely revised and expanded, The Dell Crossword Dictionary
ends the search for precisely the right word by providing a ready reference as up-to-date as this morning's puzzle.
Including a thoroughly cross-referenced "Word Finder," the most extensive "Name-Finder" in any dictionary, and countless special trivia sections, this comprehensive, easy to use reference tools is a must-have for any puzzle fan.
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.