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Crosspix

Crosspix

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Crosspix puzzles are deceptively simple, very much like sudoku. Through a logical process of elimination and comparison, you use the numbers provided to determine which squares should be filled in. The biggest difference with sudoku being that, when you finish, instead of a grid of numbers, you have a pixillated picture to tell you if you've completed it correctly (as well as an answer key, of course). In the end, if you've completed the puzzle correctly, a picture reveals itself. Animals, sports, holidays, symbols -- a surprise is guaranteed behind every grid! Crosspix includes complete instructions as well as an answer guide.
Crossword Book

Crossword Book

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Everyone loves a crossword! With over 350 exciting puzzles, The Crossword Book provides hours of entertainment. This collection includes puzzles you will be able to finish in a single sitting, by tapping your knowledge on a broad range of subjects from notable quotes and Broadway plays, to animal characteristics and geography.

Grab your favorite pencil, curl up, and start solving!

  • OVER 350 PUZZLES & SOLUTIONS: Most puzzles contain over 50 words to solve for! Hours of fun and entertainment to enjoy!
  • EXERCISE YOUR BRAIN: Test your knowledge on a broad range of subjects and give your brain some exercise! Of course, you know what is a Fairy Godmother's stick, a Mexican Donkey or a Sugar Source? Test if you know a Great Lake near Buffalo, a Donkey's kin or the Hawkeye State!
  • LAY FLAT: Spiral-bound lays flat for ease of use at home or on the go. Whether your drinking your morning coffee, riding on the train or relaxing on vacation this crossword puzzle book can go with you.
  • EASY TO INTERMEDIATE Easy to intermediate level puzzles. Great for beginners to more experienced crossword puzzle enthusiasts.
  • MAKES A GREAT GIFT: For the crossword puzzle lover, this book makes a great gift for any occasion! Birthday, stocking stuffers, road trip or more, everyone will love it!
  • PARRAGON PUZZLE BOOK COLLECTION: Look for additional puzzle books from Parragon for all types of puzzles including crosswords, word searches, sudoku and more!
  • Crossword Puzzle Dictionary: Sixth Edition

    Crossword Puzzle Dictionary: Sixth Edition

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    More than 1/3 million answer words
    Easiest to use
    Easiest on the eyes

    Here is the work that made all other puzzle dictionaries obsolete. Its unique Instant Finder System saves you time-consuming searches through the long, jumbled paragraphs of words that are so common in other crossword puzzle dictionaries. Suppose your clue is a six-letter word for RAGE: just turn to that entry and your eye immediately picks out the bold number 6. Now you can pick your answer from just five words, ignoring the 32 others that " can't" fit.

    And note how the clear type and uncluttered format help make your search quicker and easier!

    Crossword Puzzles for Kids Ages 8 to 12: 90 Crossword Easy Puzzle Books

    Crossword Puzzles for Kids Ages 8 to 12: 90 Crossword Easy Puzzle Books

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    Crossword Puzzles for Kids Ages 8 to 12 Brain building with fun Crossword Easy Puzzle books for Kids 8 9 10 11 12 ages Improve language skills, logical reasoning. 90 easy crossword puzzles with less than 10 words per puzzle. Great crossword for kids activities books that provides a perfect first crossword puzzle easy.
    Crosswords

    Crosswords

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    In this collection you will find more than 100 hugely enjoyable and challenging crosswords, each designed to test your general knowledge and word skills. This great value puzzle book provides a fun way to give your brain a good workout so you can stay sharp!

    - OVER 100 PUZZLES AND SOLUTIONS: This jumbo book of puzzles will provide hours of entertainment.
    - GIFT EDITION: Designed with a stylish cover, this collection would make a brilliant gift for all puzzle-lovers out there.
    - EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE: This crossword includes a variety of intriguing themes so you can pick up useful knowledge as you go along.

    ABOUT THE SERIES Color Cloud Puzzles are beautifully designed puzzle collections with rounded corners and vibrant cover designs. Containing many of your favourite puzzle types, this series will sooth the soul and uplift your spirits!

    Crosswords

    Crosswords

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    This collection of puzzles features a stylish, foiled cover, and include more than 130 general knowledge crosswords and their solutions.
    Crosswords

    Crosswords

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    This mammoth collection is packed with crosswords which are suitable for all fans of the puzzles and contains a full set of solutions.Bold and bright cover really stands out on display, A great value package containing 640 pages, Suitable for all levels of abili
    Crosswords ( Large Print )

    Crosswords ( Large Print )

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    This fabulous collection of over 100 puzzles offers hours of stimulating fun, and the easy-to-read grids mean that this really is a compilation everyone can enjoy! Includes a full set of solutions at the back of the book.Easy to read puzzles and solutions suitable for everyone, Large print puzzles are very popular and always in demand, Contains over 100 puzzl
    Crosswords ( Large Print ) : 100 Puzzles

    Crosswords ( Large Print ) : 100 Puzzles

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    This superb collection of 100 puzzles offers hours of stimulating fun, and the easy-to-read grids mean that this really is a compilation everyone can enjoy! Large print puzzles are very popular and always in demand. The book includes a full set of solutions at the back.
    Crosswords ( Large Print ) : Easy to Read Puzzles

    Crosswords ( Large Print ) : Easy to Read Puzzles

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    A wonderful collection which is perfect for all crossword fans and includes over 250 puzzles. The striking cover and coloured end papers make this book a beautiful gift, and the large print size makes the puzzles suitable for everyone to enjoy.
    Crosswords Crosswords & More Crosswords

    Crosswords Crosswords & More Crosswords

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    From John Grisham Novels and Paul Newman Roles to Baseball Lingo and Hurricane Names, this expertly crafted collection will keep puzzlers of all ages entertained.

    Put your trivia skills to the test with themed crossword challenges like This and That and a Mixed Bag before attempting to Break the Mold. Pop culture more your speed? Be sure to solve Taglines, Between the Lines, and Advice from the Bard. Ready to test your grammar skills? How about clues revolving around Homophone Humor or Synonyms and Antonyms. A fun way to give your brain a great workout.

    Crosswords for the Beach

    Crosswords for the Beach

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    A vacation for your mind ...

    -75 fun, easy crosswords from The New York Times
    - Convenient format is perfect for carrying anywhere
    - Edited by the biggest name in crosswords, Will Shortz

    Crosswords on the Loo

    Crosswords on the Loo

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    Over 100 brand new crosswords by puzzle master Dr. Gareth Moore.

    At home or in the office, for many of us the only time we get a quiet moment is in the restroom. Crosswords on the Loo will help you entertain yourself and keep your brain active in those precious spare moments. Containing 100 brand new crosswords, this little book will test your mental agility, help improve your language skills and boost your IQ . . . all from the comfort of your toilet. So, pick up your trusty pen and get puzzling in peace.

    Complete the set with Sudoku on the Loo and Word Searches on the Loo.

    Crosswords Under the Covers

    Crosswords Under the Covers

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    Cuddle up under the covers, relax and solve!

    - Seventy-five fun, enjoyable crosswords from The New York Times
    - Edited by crossword legend Will Shortz
    - Convenient format is perfect for carrying anywhere

    Crossworld

    Crossworld

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    Sixty-four million people do it at least once a week. Nabokov wrote about it. Bill Clinton even did it in the White House. The crossword puzzle has arguably been our national obsession since its birth almost a century ago. Now, in Crossworld, writer, translator, and lifelong puzzler Marc Romano goes where no Number 2 pencil has gone before, as he delves into the minds of the world's cleverest crossword creators and puzzlers, and sets out on his own quest to join their ranks.

    While covering the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament for the Boston Globe, Romano was amazed by the skill of the competitors and astonished by the cast of characters he came across--like Will Shortz, beloved editor of the New York Times puzzle and the only academically accredited "enigmatologist" (puzzle scholar); Stanley Newman, Newsday's puzzle editor and the fastest solver in the world; and Brendan Emmett Quigley, the wickedly gifted puzzle constructer and the Virgil to Marc's Dante in his travels through the crossword inferno.

    Chronicling his own journey into the world of puzzling--even providing tips on how to improve crosswording skills--Romano tells the story of crosswords and word puzzles themselves, and of the colorful people who make them, solve them, and occasionally become consumed by them.

    But saying this is a book about puzzles is to tell only half the story. It is also an explanation into what crosswords tell us about ourselves--about the world we live in, the cultures that nurture us, and the different ways we think and learn. If you're a puzzler, Crossworld will enthrall you. If you have no idea why your spouse send so much time filling letters into little white squares, Crossworld will tell you - and with luck, save your marriage.

    CROSSWORLD by Marc Romano


    ACROSS
    1. I am hopelessly addicted to the New York Times crossword puzzle.
    2. Like many addicts, I was reluctant to admit I have a problem.
    3. The hints I was heading for trouble came, at first, only occasionally.
    4. The moments of panic when I realized that I might not get my fix on a given day.
    5. The toll on relationships.
    6. The strained friendships.
    7. The lost hours I could have used to do something more productive.
    8. It gets worse, too.

    DOWN
    1. You're not just playing a game.
    2. You're constantly broadening your intellectual horizons.
    3. You spend a lot of time looking at and learning about the world around you.
    4. You have to if you want to develop the accumulated store of factual information you'll need to get through a crossword puzzle.
    5. Puzzle people are nice because they have to be.
    6. The more you know about the world, the more you tend to give all things in it the benefit of the doubt before deciding if you like them or not.
    7. I'm not saying that all crossword lovers are honest folk dripping with goodness.
    8. I would say, though, that if I had to toss my keys and wallet to someone before jumping off a pier to save a drowning girl, I'd look for the fellow in the crowd with the daily crossword in his hand.

    Cryptic Crosswords

    Cryptic Crosswords

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    The National Puzzlers' League (NPL) was founded in 1883 and is the oldest puzzlers' organization in the world. For over 100 years, crosswords and other word puzzles that appear in the NPL's monthly magazine, The Enigma, could be enjoyed only by NPL members. Now, for the first time, a selection of the league's favorite cryptic crosswords is available in book form for puzzle fans everywhere to enjoy.
    Unlike regular crossword puzzles, each clue in a cryptic crossword has two parts--one that's straightforward and one that involves one or more types of wordplay--and part of the fun is determining which part is which and what type of wordplay is involved.
    For example, Shoestring allowances lead to tears (11) is a cryptic clue for LACERATIONS. The straightforward part of the clue is tears, which is a definition for LACERATIONS. The wordplay part of the clue is Shoestring allowances which can be expressed as LACE + RATIONS which lead to LACERATIONS. The number in parentheses tells you the number and length of the answer words--in this case, it's one 11-letter word.
    Another example, with a different type of wordplay is Rearrange, rearrange ram's front (9) which is a cryptic clue for TRANSFORM. Rearrange is a straightforward definition of TRANSFORM and rearrange ram's front tells you to rearrange, or anagram, the nine letters in ram's front giving you the nine-letter word TRANSFORM.
    One of most fascinating things about cryptics is that the clues are a combination of tremendous creativity and imagination, on one hand, and strict, formal rules, on the other.
    This book contains 45 variety cryptics from members of the NPL, many of them by distinguished puzzle authors, as well as a foreword by Will Shortz, the New York Times crossword editor and the NPL's official historian
    [PuzzleMeter: Difficulty--Very Difficult;
    Style--Contemporary]
    Daedalian Depths: Unravel the clues and escape the labyrinth

    Daedalian Depths: Unravel the clues and escape the labyrinth

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    You wake up and find yourself in a strange and eerie place. Numbered doors lead off into the unknown, but which one to select and what awaits beyond? Daedalian Depths locks the reader into an otherworldly labyrinth wherein astute readers may recognize the myriad clues embedded in the text and enigmatic illustrations. Gather your wits, challenge your perceptive and deductive abilities, and try to escape. But make too many wrong choices and the maze may swallow you whole.


    This is a mind twisting book you could read in a few minutes, but if you want to solve the mystery, prepare to spend several hours poring over the text and illustrations. You will need to go back and forth between the pages, scrutinizing each clue. You will likely find yourself doubling back and going around in circles, but the persistent reader will find their way out and meet their destiny.

    Dealer's Choice

    Dealer's Choice

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