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.
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: Merriam-Webster, Inc
Publisher: Merriam Webster Mass Market
Release Date: 2005
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.
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: 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: Random House
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Release Date: 1995-03-01
THE RANDOM HOUSE CROSSWORD PUZZLE DICTIONARY MORE THAN 700,000 CLUES AND ANSWER WORDS! THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE POCKET CROSSWORD DICTIONARY ON THE MARKET! COMPREHENSIVE More clue words, special categories, and subcategories than any comparable dictionary In-depth coverage of people, places, and things AUTHORITATIVE Extensive coverage of modern history, popular culture, politics, literature, sports, and much more General vocabulary and synonyms checked against the voluminous Random House dictionary and thesaurus files CLEARLY ORGANIZED Clue words and clue information printed in easy-to-spot bold typeface All answer words grouped by their number of letters
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.
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!
Featuring an extensive definitions section, a "Word Finder" for three-and four-letter words, a "Name Finder," and much more, a dictionary as up to date as the morning paper includes computer-age acronyms, timely puns, and special sections on Academy Award winners, the Bible, sports teams, musical terms, and more. Reissue.
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!
Contains an abundance of new words, precise definitions inclusive of slang, current phrases, and scientific terms, foreign words and phrases, etymologies, pronunciation keys, tips on proper grammar and usage, a world gazetteer, abbreviations, weights and measures, and other features. Original.
Author: Kevin McCann
Release Date: 2013-03-05
Now the very best crossword dictionary around - with all the words solvers need, but none of the ones they don't - is available in a concise version, without appendices! 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 - with the most popular ones bolded and underlined. Crossword fans will keep this right next to their favourite puzzles!