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 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 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.

399 Games Puzzles Trivia Challenges Specially Designed to Keep Your Brain Young

Author: Nancy Linde
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 9780761168256
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Games

Based on the science that shows that people who solve brainteasers have a significant cognitive advantage, this illustrated game book specifically was created to cross-train the brain. Here are 399 games to stretch the reader, all of which stimulate neurons--literally, regrowing the brain.

USA TODAY Up Down Words Infinity

Author: David L. (CRT) Hoyt
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 9781449410018
Release Date: 2012-05-01
Genre: Games

USA TODAY Up and Down Words Infinity is a new puzzle book concept based on the hit puzzle featured each day in USA TODAY. In Up and Down Words Infinity, the second half of an answer becomes the first half of the next answer. Once started, Up and Down Words Infinity don't stop. The last half of the answer on the bottom of a page becomes the first half of the next answer on the following page. The book becomes one connected puzzle that can be played in sections. Solvers can work forward or backward from anywhere in the book. Packaged in a compact 4 x 6 trim size, USA TODAY Up and Down Words Infinity is the perfect puzzle book for the commute or the waiting room. The book fits easily into any size bag or briefcase.

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 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 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.

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.

Adult Puzzle Book

Author: Marshall Koontz
Publisher:
ISBN: 1680320696
Release Date: 2014-11-23
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Challenge your brain! A puzzle book offers a wide variety of ways that an adult can sharpen their thinking, memory, reasoning, concentration, attention and non-verbal skills. Doing puzzles on a regular basis benefits brain health! Crosswords and Sudoku puzzles to challenge your mind!

The New York Times Supersized Book of Sunday Crosswords

Author: Will Shortz
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 031236122X
Release Date: 2006-09-19
Genre: Games

The Sunday Crossword of "The New York Times" has been a beloved fixture since its inception in 1942, but "the Holy Grail" of crossword puzzling has always proved intimidating to those not fortified by years of solving experience.

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.