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On Crosswords

On Crosswords covers three major, interrelated topics: crossword history, kinds of crosswords and how crosswords relate to everything else. “Everything else” includes a breathtaking range of topics: marriage proposals, national politics, software development, counterespionage, typography and racism are just some of the high points. Readers will meet the personalities who have made the art form what it is today, and discover the many subspecies of crossword, each with its own personality. And they will walk away with the most complete understanding of the form that any single book can give.

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The New York Sun Crosswords
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Peter Gordon
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-11 - Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

More fun from the Sun! Those that come from the Monday paper are simple and great for crossword newcomers, but the Friday puzzles, especially the themeless "Weekend Warrior" crosswords, are the toughest in America. They will challenge even the best solvers--and turn every puzzler into a "Sun" worshipper. "New York
Phonic crosswords
Language: en
Pages: 84
Authors: Peter Gordon
Categories: Crossword puzzles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: R.I.C. Publications

"The crosswords blackline masters are suitable for use with individual students, with small groups or as a whole-class activity. The crossword squares accommodate large printing and the artwork reflects the content of each page, as well as presenting a visual cue for selected answers. All words to be used are
On Crosswords
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: T. Campbell
Categories: Games
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-01 - Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

On Crosswords covers three major, interrelated topics: crossword history, kinds of crosswords and how crosswords relate to everything else. “Everything else” includes a breathtaking range of topics: marriage proposals, national politics, software development, counterespionage, typography and racism are just some of the high points. Readers will meet the personalities who
Baseball Crosswords
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: David J. Kahn
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-05 - Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

These 32 baseball-theme crosswords have all the bases covered, offering challenging, entertaining, and enlightening puzzles sure to please every fan of the national pastime. Figure out which of the “Heroes of October” was the 1971 World Series MVP (15 letters, 2 words). Or try to name the longtime Yankee third-base
Literary Crosswords to Keep You Sharp
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Stanley Newman
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03 - Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

Paging all book lovers: here's a top-notch collection of 50 crosswords all about classic novels, from Don Quixote to The Color Purple. The great works of literature come to life in grids and clues, with each puzzle focusing on one book--even providing a quote and bits of trivia. Puzzle master