Random House Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (Paperback)

By Stephen Elliott

Random House Reference Publishing, 9780375721311, 870pp.

Publication Date: May 9, 2006

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Description

Crossword Lovers, Sharpen Your Pencils
A comprehensive and up-to-date reference for all crossword enthusiasts.
Looking for the creator of Alias or the cast members of Lost? Searching for the monetary units of Afghanistan or the author of Cold Mountain? How about a four-letter opera or an eight-letter flower? The languages spoken in Vanuatu? The meaning of obiit or forilegium? It's all here. Thoroughly updated and revised by editor Stephen P. Elliott, with hundreds of new entries and thousands of new clue and answer words, the Random House Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary presents an organized compendium of facts from a broad spectrum of disciplines, including science, history, technology, sports, literature, and the arts.
IT'S ALL HERE
More than 700,000 clues
and answer words from television, music, brand names, history, geography, and myth, along with synonyms, phrases, and more
Comprehensive--with special categories and subcategories--and more in touch with pop culture than any comparable crossword puzzle dictionary
EASY TO USE
Features answer words grouped by numbers of letters and help for all levels of crossword puzzle devotees and trivia buffs.


About the Author

Stephen P. Elliott edited all four volumes of the Random House Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary. He lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.
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