The Dell Crossword Dictionary (Paperback)
Delta, 9780385315159, 448pp.
Publication Date: December 1, 1995
No longer a test of classical knowledge, the modern crossword is a challenging labyrinth of clever clues, timely puns, and computer-age acronyms that baffle even puzzle afficionados. Completely revised and expanded, The Dell Crossword Dictionary ends the search for precisely the right word by providing a ready reference as up-to-date as this morning's puzzle. Including a thoroughly cross-referenced "Word Finder," the most extensive "Name-Finder" in any dictionary, and countless special trivia sections, this comprehensive, easy to use reference tools is a must-have for any puzzle fan.
About the Author
Wayne Robert Williams is the creator of the prestigious Dell Champion line of puzzle magazines. A familiar and well-respected figure in the puzzle world, he has created and edited a wide variety of puzzles, puzzle books and puzzle magazines. He's been the Chicago Tribune crossword editor since 1997.