Synopses & Reviews
A rousing collection of crossword puzzles from humorist and wordplay expert Richard Lederer and award-winning puzzle constructor Gayle Dean, this book presents 100 original crossword puzzles that include amusing, witty, and highly challenging themes. The brain-teasing collection features palindromes, anagrams, puns, rhymes, bloopers, and jokes and allows readers to flex their crossword-solving muscles with weighty puzzle sections that include It's a Punderful Life, The Antics of Semantics, The Game Is the Name, and Letter-Perfect Puzzles. Each of the challenging puzzles designed to stretch wordplay skills includes an introduction from author Richard Lederer.
"Richard Lederer ought to be declared a national treasure." —Richmond Times-Dispatch
About the Author
Richard Lederer is the author of more than 35 books, including Anguished English, Crazy English, Get Thee to a Punnery, More Anguished English, A Treasury for Cat Lovers, and A Treasury for Dog Lovers. He lives in San Diego. Gayle Dean constructs crossword puzzles for major media outlets. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, and Washington Post Magazine. She lives in Murphy, North Carolina.