New Enlarged Print Edition! Features large and easy-to-read typeface. More than 340,000 clues and answer words with over 20,000 new words. Organized alphabetically, by number of letters, and by common categories. Comprehensive coverage of "crosswordese" -the words, people and place-names most encountered by puzzlers.
Created especially for crossword puzzle lovers. This fully revised edition includes more than 340,000 cluse and answer words with over 20,000 new words. Organized alphabetically, by number of letters and by common categories. New answer and clue words include goji, freegan, pho, and tweep. Comprehensive coverage of "crosswordese"--the words, people, and place-names most encountered by puzzlers.
New Enlarged Print Edition features larger and easier-to-read typeface. Organized alphabetically and by number of letters, the 335,000 clues and answer words include 80,000 new words. Comprehensive coverage of "crosswordese," the words most frequently encountered by puzzlers.
Author: Stanley Newman
Publisher: Harper Collins
Release Date: 2010-11-09
Genre: Games & Activities
With more than 1,000,000 answers, this volume contains more than twice as many answers as any other crossword dictionary. More important, it is the first crossword dictionary ever to comprehensively cover the clues and answers that actually appear in today's most popular crosswords, including contemporary slang, phrases, and brand names. Meticulously compiled by two crossword professionals with a combined thirty years in the field, and based on a massive analysis of current crosswords, there has never been a crossword dictionary with the breadth, depth, and currency of this one. From Jim Carrey to Sister Carrie, Homer Simpson to Homer's Iliad, the wide-ranging entries include 500,000+ synonyms, 3,000+ literary works, 5,000+ films, 20,000+ famous people from all fields, and more than 100,000 fill-in-the-blank clues so popular in today's crosswords. Featuring an introduction by New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz, The Million Word Crossword Dictionary makes every other crossword dictionary obsolete.
Author: Andrew Swanfeldt
Publisher: Collins Reference
Release Date: 1995-03-17
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!
Author: Kevin McCann
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Release Date: 2009
Finally, a crossword dictionary with all the words solvers need--and none of the ones they don’t! When it comes to puzzle dictionaries, it’s the quality of what’s inside that counts. Who needs a plethora of synonyms that never appear in an actual crossword? So, authors Kevin McCann and Mark Diehl analyzed thousands of crosswords to amass an up-to-date list of words that regularly turn up in today’s top puzzles. To make the dictionary even easier to use, the most popular answers stand out in easy-to-see red, while charts highlight frequently sought-after information such as Oscar winners and Popes’ names. Crossword fans will keep this right next to their favorite puzzles!
Author: Victoria Neufeldt
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Highlighted by more than sixty thousand entries, including technical terms, and two hundred illustrations, a handy-sized desk dictionary features concise definitions, pronunciations, etymologies, notes on usage, updated biography and geography sections, and an easy-to-read type font. Reprint.
With more than 50,000 new words added-now over 225,000 entries-the world′s most extensive, up-to-the-minute and easy-to-use crossword puzzle dictionary is bigger and better than ever! Arranged alphabetically from start to finish, The New Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary is a boon for puzzle fans young and old-with thousands of updated references from the worlds of art, literature, sports, politics, and pop culture; geographical and technical terms; famous and not-so-famous figures from the past and present; biblical references; computer terminology; new and old words; variant spellings; idioms, slogans, slang, abbreviations ... and much more!
Author: Merriam-Webster, Inc
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Foreign Language Study
"A bilingual, bidirectional guide to Spanish and American English with extensive coverage of Latin-American Spanish. More than 80,000 entries and 100,000 translations. Includes introductory sections in both Spanish and English. Abundant word-use examples."
Our Best-Selling Dictionary for Students! This updated and expanded dictionary was created for students in grades 3-6. An age-appropriate word list and kid-friendly definitions make it a favorite of teachers, students and parents. Features of this Book 37,000 definitions of words kids use every day Definitions written in clear, easy to understand language This North American edition has Canadian words and spellings
Author: Stephen Elliott
Publisher: Random House Reference
Release Date: 2007
Brer Rabbit will never learn! He loves to play jokes, tricks and set traps for his friends - but once in a while, they beat him at his own game! These timeless stories of the briar patch trickster are re-told in Blyton's hugely popular and successful style. This collection contains many Brer Rabbit stories from the books Enid Blyton's Brer Rabbit Book, Brer Rabbit Again and Brer Rabbit's a Rascal.
New edition! The tool of first resort for a new generation of poets and lyricist. More than 67,000 entries. Includes one-, two-, and three- syllable rhyming words, open compounds, and brand names. Fully cross-referenced for ease of use. Based on the best-selling "Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary"
Author: The New York Times
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Release Date: 2007-07-10
The New York Times is the gold standard of crossword puzzles. Drawing from the top puzzle constructors in the nation, the Times puzzles are considered the cleverest, most engaging and at times, trickiest puzzles of all. This guide will help puzzlers of all skill levels improve and enjoy the New York Times crossword. Along with helpful discussions and hints, every puzzle in How to Conquer the New York Times Crossword Puzzle is annotated with solving tips and insight from veteran constructors and solver to help you master the nation's #1 puzzle! This volume includes: *60 Times puzzles from easy Monday to devilish Saturday and giant Sunday, each with helpful tips and clues *Lists of most common crossword words, clues, and ways constructors try to trick you*Step-by-step solving instructions provide readers with instruction on how to tackle puzzles of every difficulty level*How to construct a puzzle: A chapter offers a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into making a great crossword *Introduction from puzzle great Will Shortz, crossword editor for The New York Times