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Collins Crosswords – Big Book of Crosswords 10

Collins Crosswords – Big Book of Crosswords 10

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A bumper collection of 300 quick crossword puzzles to test your word knowledge and have you reaching for the thesaurus. The puzzles are in a standard 13x13 grid size. How quickly can you solve these? You will find the solutions easily at the back of the book.

Colorforms

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Colossal Grab A Pencil Crosswords

Colossal Grab A Pencil Crosswords

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Packed with hundreds of brain-teasing puzzles on a variety of topics, this book has something for everyone! There are captivating crosswords of every type, from easy to expert level. True puzzle aficionados can dare to take a stab at the special challenger and diagramless crosswords. Whether you are on a train or plane, in a waiting room, or nestled on your comfortable sofa, this compilation will provide hours of fun. Sharpen those pencils and get ready for this ultimate COLOSSAL collection that will surely challenge even the most savvy puzzle solver!
Colossal Grab A Pencil Large Print Crosswords

Colossal Grab A Pencil Large Print Crosswords

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Crosswords in LARGE PRINT? Now that sounds perfect for puzzle addicts of all ages and abilities! Here you will find page after page challenging puzzles that will help boost your brain power while remaining easy on your eyes. Puzzles range in difficulty from the ego booster (well, not too easy) to the dauntingly difficult. Want more? How about several challenging diagramless puzzles that are sure to test the savvy of any crossword solver. So open this collection to any page and get started today. Just be prepared to think hard while having hours and hours of fun!

Colossal Grab A Pencil Large Print Sudoku

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Sudoku in LARGE PRINT! Now that is something to get excited about! Open this collection to any page and discover one of HUNDREDS of amazing Sudoku puzzles that will be easy on the eyes but certainly challenging to the brain. Puzzles range in difficulty from easy (well, maybe) to the dauntingly difficult. Want more? How about several challenger puzzlers that will surely test the sanity of any Sudoku addict. So whether you are new to these popular numerical puzzles or already a dedicated solver, this collection will be perfect for everyone. And now in a LARGE PRINT edition that will exercise your brain without straining your eyes!
Colossal Grab A Pencil Sudoku

Colossal Grab A Pencil Sudoku

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Get ready to enjoy this COLOSSAL compilation of numerical puzzles! But be warned: Sudoku is seriously addictive! This collection is a must have for puzzle connoisseurs everywhere! Packed with hundreds of mind-twisting, sanity testing puzzles of every level--from the ego boosters to the dauntingly difficult--this book will surely provide hours of entertainment, Whether you are new to these puzzles or already hooked, you will find this collection impossible to put down. These simple to learn but difficult to master puzzles are perfect for all ages and abilities. So grab your pencil and get ready to take on this compilation of numerical brain-teasers. Just be prepared to think hard and have fun at the same time!
Complete Book of Card Games

Complete Book of Card Games

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Crammed with over 90 card games for all ages, this comprehensive guide offers a range of games for one, two, three, four, five or more players. it includes all the classics such as Bridge, Brag, Poker, Rummy and Cribbage with all their variations, along with lesser known games such as Red Dog, Beleaguered Castle and Quinto. With easy-to-follow explanations for each game including their origins, rules, ranking of cards and tactics, as well as clear illustrations of sample hands, scoring systems and a full glossary of terms The Complete Book Of Card Games and a deck of cards are all you need to test you abilities and have fun no matter where you may be.
Complete Chess Course: From Beginning to Winning Chess

Complete Chess Course: From Beginning to Winning Chess

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Generations of chess players have grown up on Fred Reinfeld's books. He has a way of reducing the most intricate, complicated combinations to their basic components. After Reinfeld explains a combination, it makes sense. Reinfeld not only taught us how to play the game well, but also implanted in us his enthusiastic passion for learning. His books are peppered throughout with words and phrases in italics to emphasize ideas. Moves are punctuated with single, double, and even triple exclamation marks and question marks to span the entire spectrum of emotions the moves conjure up. The Complete Chess Course is filled with advice on how to play better chess, regardless of how strong or weak a player you may be. It begins with the most fundamental ideas, reviewing the basic moves of the pieces and pawns, and continues with fantastic examples from the very best players. We are taken through a full course of chess strategy and tactics; he introduces us to the nine bad moves and how to refute them as well as how to avoid making them. We learn how to handle the white pieces and how to fight back with the black pieces. We get a much-needed lesson on how to win the game when we have gained a big advantage, and another, equally important lesson on how to put up the stiffest resistance when in an inferior position. We get treated to a full spectrum of the many ways to make the most of whatever position we get in one of the best chapters of any book I've seen: Book Six on How to Fight Back. Fred guides us through some master games, revealing the secrets of their struggles to overcome strong resistance. These secrets include how to meet the crisis; how to simplify; and the point of no return. Finally, we are treated to an introduction to the major openings, including what to strive for in gambits, classical structures, hypermodern structures, as well as off beat lines. Hint: play to control the center and develop your pieces. Absorb the material included in this volume and you will play chess at a fairly high level. Or read through it all and enjoy Fred's masterful explanations. In either case, you will be entranced by his enthusiasm for the intricate relationships the pieces experience in the context of a game or even a standout plan or combination.
Complete Idiot's Guide to Poker

Complete Idiot's Guide to Poker

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An informative and entertaining book that introduces the rapidly growing number of beginning and intermediate poker players to this extremely popular card game.
Complete Manual of Positional Chess

Complete Manual of Positional Chess

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Russia boasts a long and rich tradition in chess education, and Russian chess teachers and trainers are simply the best in the world. The Complete Manual of Positional Chess, probably the most thorough grounding in the history of teaching chess, was recently created for chess teachers at the DYSS, the special sports school for young talents in Moscow. Konstantin Sakaev and Konstantin Landa present a complete set of instructions and tips for trainers and self-improvers. You will learn not only how to enhance your fundamental knowledge and technical skills, but also how to work on your physical and psychological conditioning. In VOLUME 2 you are again handed basic and advanced tools to improve in a wide array of areas: assessing and handling pawn structures, employing positional and tactical means to improve your position, identifying weak spots, mastering attacking dynamics and more. If you complete Sakaev and Landa's course you will be able to assess virtually any chess position you are confronted with. With its all-encompassing approach this ground-breaking book allows everyone to reap the fruits of the long tradition of instructive excellence in Russia.
Conundrum

Conundrum

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The ultimate trial of knowledge and cunning, Conundrum features 200 cryptic puzzles and ciphers. The solutions link throughout the book - so you need to solve them all to get to the final round.

With a focus on ciphers and codebreaking, Conundrum contains twenty sections, each built around a specific subject from music to literature, physics to politics. To take on Conundrum you need good general knowledge and the ability to think laterally. But if you need help, there are plenty of hints to point you in the right direction.

Whether you attempt to crack it alone or work in a team, Conundrum will challenge you to the extreme.

Can you take on Conundrum and win? There's only one way to find out...

Cool Crosswords for Kids: 73 Super Puzzles to Solve

Cool Crosswords for Kids: 73 Super Puzzles to Solve

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What's lots of fun--and brain-building too? Crosswords! Kids love to solve puzzles, and while they're enjoying themselves, they're also improving language skills, logical reasoning, and even their knowledge of the world. This cool collection has real child-appeal with irresistible themes that range from Back to School to Dino Delight to Sports Fans. The clues are just hard enough to give young solvers a good challenge without leaving them frustrated. For example, Scaly Tales has questions about lizards, dragons, and swamp-dwelling reptiles, while Wiz Kids is perfect for Harry Potter fans, and Hit Toons asks about animated favorites.

Of course, the solution to every crossword is included, just in case they get stumped.

Cowboys Full: Story of Poker

Cowboys Full: Story of Poker

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A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE

Cowboys Full traces the story of poker from its roots in China, the Middle East, and Europe, through the back rooms of saloons and the parlors of U.S. presidents to its evolution as a global phenomenon. It describes how early Americans took a French parlor game and turned it into a national craze by the time of the Civil War. It explains how poker, once dominated by cardsharps, is now the most popular card game in Europe, East Asia, Australia, South America, and cyberspace, as well as on television. Along the way, James McManus examines the game's remarkable hold on American culture, seen in everything from Frederic Remington's paintings to countless poker novels, movies, and plays. Cowboys Full is raucous and fascinating, a lively, definitive history of the game that, more than any other, explains who we are and how we operate.

Cowboys Full: Story of Poker

Cowboys Full: Story of Poker

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From James McManus, author of the bestselling Positively Fifth Street, comes the definitive story of the game that, more than any other, reflects who we are and how we operate. Cowboys Full is the story of poker, from its roots in China, the Middle East, and Europe to its ascent as a global--but especially an American--phenomenon. It describes how early Americans took a French parlor game and, with a few extra cards and an entrepreneurial spirit, turned it into a national craze by the time of the Civil War. From the kitchen-table games of ordinary citizens to its influence on generals and diplomats, poker has gone hand in hand with our national experience. Presidents from Abraham Lincoln to Barack Obama have deployed it to explain policy, to relax with friends, to negotiate treaties and crises, and as a political networking tool. The ways we all do battle and business are echoed by poker tactics: cheating and thwarting cheaters, leveraging uncertainty, bluffing and sussing out bluffers, managing risk and reward. Cowboys Full shows how what was once accurately called the cheater's game has become a mostly honest contest of cunning, mathematical precision, and luck. It explains how poker, once dominated by cardsharps, is now the most popular card game in Europe, East Asia, Australia, South America, and cyberspace, as well as on television. It combines colorful history with firsthand experience from today's professional tour. And it examines poker's remarkable hold on American culture, from paintings by Frederic Remington to countless poker novels, movies, and plays. Braiding the thrill of individual hands with new ways of seeing poker's relevance to our military, diplomatic, business, and personal affairs, Cowboys Full is sure to become the classic account of America's favorite pastime.
Cozy Sunday Crosswords

Cozy Sunday Crosswords

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A comforter, a coffee, and some crosswords . . . what could be better?

These themed Sunday-size crosswords are perfect to curl up with--or to keep on your bedside table so you can start your day with them. (After all, if you stay cozy, you don't have to get cozy.) The puzzles, composed by an all-star lineup of constructors, originally appeared in the Long Island newspaper Newsday, where they were edited and vetted for accuracy by puzzle expert Stanley Newman to ensure the smoothest solving experience.

Creative Haven Home Sweet Home Coloring Book

Creative Haven Home Sweet Home Coloring Book

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These 31 original illustrations of lovingly furnished rooms and welcoming outdoor spaces detail everything from immaculate interiors of bedrooms, studies, and kitchens to gorgeous flower-filled backyards and beautifully decorated front porches -- plus dozing dogs and curious cats. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Home Sweet Home and other Creative Haven(R) adult coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress.
Creative Haven Mandala Techellations Coloring Book

Creative Haven Mandala Techellations Coloring Book

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Sophisticated colorists with an eye for geometric designs as well as those who savor the entrancing lure of circular images will adore this adult coloring book. Cubes, stars, ovals, triangles, diamonds, and other shapes explode into over 30 swirling mandalas. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Mandala Techellations and other Creative Haven(R) adult coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress.
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.