USA TODAY Jumbo Puzzle Book

Author: USA Today
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 9780740777516
Release Date: 2008-09-01
Genre: Games

You can be sitting in the train working on a puzzle but it can take you far away from the everyday. Before you know it you're at your stop or about to pass it. It's not like you were even in the train. It's something different, something removed from the ordinary." --Maki Kaji, Japanese Times The Nation's No. 1 Newspaper offers puzzlesmiths the ultimate cranium compendium boasting five challenging mind teasers. USA TODAY is America's most recognized newspaper reaching more than 5 million people each day. Now, USA TODAY has collected five popular game formats into one book, including: Logic Puzzles, Crossword, Killer Sudoku, and Hitori. Complete with 400 puzzles (that's twice the size of comparable game books), USA TODAY Jumbo Puzzle Book includes an introductory chapter that offers solution tips as well as a concluding chapter that reveals all the answers. Pen and pencil puzzles are big business. According to a national poll by the American Society on Aging, 84 percent of people report that they spend time daily in activities that are good for brain health.

USA TODAY Jumbo Puzzle Book 2

Author: USA Today
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 9780740785399
Release Date: 2009-09-15
Genre: Games

Bigger is definitely better in the case of the second oversized puzzle book from the world's top newspaper. The USA TODAY Jumbo Puzzle Book 2 is a collection of brain games including 400 puzzles that will amuse and entertain. Logic, crossword, Sudoku, Word Roundup, and Hidato will keep fans busy for hours and hours. This hefty tome features twice the number of puzzles than most books and for just a few dollars more. Sharpen your pencils and get ready for challenging fun!

USA Today Word Play

Author: David L. Hoyt
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 9780740770357
Release Date: 2007-05-01
Genre: Games

"You can be sitting in the train working a puzzle but it can take you far away from the everyday. Before you know it you're at your stop or about to pass it. It's not like you were even in the train. It's something different, something removed from the ordinary." --Maki Kaji, The Japanese Times Three varieties of word puzzles meet for true wordsmiths: WHATZIT?, a word phrase game; Up and Down Words, a mix-and-match world clue game; and QuickCross, a mini crossword puzzle.

USA TODAY Logic 2

Author: USA Today
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 9781449407308
Release Date: 2011-10-04
Genre: Games

Puzzlesmiths of all skill levels will find original logic puzzles that will flex the brain, challenge assumptions, and entertain for hours. In addition to offering 200 logic puzzles, this puzzlebook includes a short tutorial on how to play each game, along with a complete back-of-book answer key.

USA TODAY Sudoku 2

Author: USA Today
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 9781449401276
Release Date: 2011-02-15
Genre: Games

A collection of 200 sudoku puzzles in five difficulty levels branded with USA TODAY. USA TODAY was the first U.S. newspaper to carry daily sudoku puzzles.

Txtpert

Author: USA Today
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 9780740791185
Release Date: 2010-04-06
Genre: Games

Txtpert was launched on the puzzle page of USA TODAY in August 08. In this Crossword puzzle, clues are numbers that must be deciphered into words using a telephone keypad to decode the clues. For example, 2 could be A, B, or C . . . and 3456 could be FILM; 5678 could be LOST.

USA TODAY Crossword 3

Author: USA Today
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 9781449418274
Release Date: 2012-06-12
Genre: Games

USA TODAY Crossword 3 is a brand-new collection of 200 crosswords for puzzle-smiths of all skill levels. Crossword is a classic puzzle that continues to be one of the most popular puzzle types. Keep your mind sharp with this assortment from the nation's No. 1 newspaper and gaming authority, USA TODAY.

USA Today Crossword Puzzle Dictionary

Author: Charles Preston
Publisher: Hyperion
ISBN: 0786880600
Release Date: 1996-02-22
Genre: Games

The most comprehensive and accessible crossword puzzle dictionary ever contains thousands of answers in one alphabetical listing and words grouped by the number of letters they contain. Includes a special emphasis on proper names and nouns, an appendix and special entries on areas including geography, Shakespeare, the Bible, and much more.

USA Today Word Roundup Word Search

Author: David L. Hoyt
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 9780740770340
Release Date: 2007-05-01
Genre: Games

You can be sitting in the train working a puzzle but it can take you far away from the everyday. Before you know it you're at your stop or about to pass it. It's not like you were even in the train. It's something different, something removed from the ordinary." --Maki Kaji, The Japanese Times The Nation's No. 1 Newspaper offers puzzle-smiths the ultimate book featuring a new collection of challenging conundrums. This collection offers traditional word searches, along with a popular variation called Word Roundup, which gives only clues to the words hidden within the puzzle; the actual words are for solvers to figure out.

The Big Book of Mind bending Puzzles

Author: Terry Stickels
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1402732554
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Games

Brainiacs on the prowl for challenging fun will find everything they're looking for in these cunning conundrums. Puzzle master Terry Stickels has created a mind-melting collection filled with hundreds of diverse and fiendishly tricky problems--including wordplay, math, analytic reasoning, logic, visual dilemmas, and code breaking. Figure out the next number in a series, find hidden phrases, and determine what a three-dimensional object would look like from two-dimensional drawings. Every puzzle provides a workout that strengthens mental muscles. And while these brainteasers do require concentration, they don't demand any special training or high-level math skills. A little practice, patience, and imagination are all it takes.

Memory Games

Author: Jack Botermans
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 1402736517
Release Date: 2007-03-28
Genre: Games

It’s possible to train your brain, give your memory a quick pick-me-up, and alleviate the effects of aging. The mind deteriorates when it’s not kept active, but this attractively illustrated workout--complete with exercises, tests, and tips--helps keep those mental muscles sharp. Each game focuses on a particular skill: language, spatial recognition, concentration, logic, structure, associative thinking, general knowledge, and more. Put seven mixed-up letters in the right order to create the correct word. Pick out the pair of planes that do not fit into a square. Try to remember the pattern in which eight roses are laid out--then turn the page and find the ninth rose that has been added. Not only are these drills memory-boosting, they’re fun!

Variety Puzzle Book 400 Puzzles

Author: Kooky Puzzle Lovers
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1541302664
Release Date: 2016-12-26
Genre:

Variety Brain Game Puzzles include 1.) 26 Word Fill-in with 140 words per puzzle and starter word for each puzzle. 2.) 50 Word Search (17x17) grid with 38 words per puzzle and all are themed. 3.) 50 Code Word Puzzles with 3 starter letters in each puzzle. 4.) 150 Sudoku Puzzles with 4 levels (very easy to hard). 5.) 100 Cryptograms with at least one starter letter in each puzzle (Quotes by famous people). 6. 25 mazes from easy to difficult. All puzzles can be easy or difficult depending on your expertise. These puzzles are NOT large print.

The Jumbo Book of Japanese Puzzles

Author: The Puzzle Society
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 9780740771293
Release Date: 2008-05-01
Genre: Games

We are living in puzzling's golden age right now." --Will Shortz, New York Times A colossal assortment of the six most popular Japanese puzzles--Sudoku, Sodoku X, Kakuro, Masyu, Hitori, and Nurikabe--ranging in difficulty from gentle to diabolical. A collection of four hundred puzzles-six different types of mind-bending games-ranging in difficulty levels so that players of every level will be challenged. Features include a complete answer key along with short, illustrated tutorials for each game-which proves particularly useful for the less familiar challenges, including: * Hitori: The ultimate logic teaser. Begin with a complete Sudoku grid and the object is to "paint" out blocks so that no number appears twice in any row or column. * Masyu: A charming but sophisticated invention where you are required to "string" black-and-white "pearls" with a series of vertical and horizontal lines that form a continuous loop. * Nurikabe: Beginning with a grid of squares scattered with numbers seemingly placed at random, the idea is to paint the black squares to make walls, leaving patches of white behind.

Ultimate Mind Games

Author: Parragon Books Ltd
Publisher: Parragon
ISBN: 1474815111
Release Date: 2015-07-31
Genre: Games & Activities

Are you ready to rise to the ultimate brain-training challenge? Ultimate Mind Games has over 400 puzzles that will help you sharpen your mind and keep you thoroughly entertained.

Reader s Digest Book of Puzzles Brain Teasers

Author: Nancy Shuker
Publisher: Readers Digest
ISBN: 0762105771
Release Date: 2004-10
Genre: Games

An intriguing collection of over a thousand specially commissioned riddles, mysteries, and verbal conundrums, this one-of-a-kind collection is guaranteed to build analytical, creative, and practical thinking power while bringing hours of fun and entertainment. All rated with a level of difficulty from 1 to 3, the puzzles will strengthen a wide spectrum of mental skills.