The Million Word Crossword Dictionary

The Million Word Crossword Dictionary Author Stanley Newman
ISBN-10 9780061748004
Year 2010-11-09
Pages 1280
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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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.

The Million Word Crossword Dictionary 2nd Edition

The Million Word Crossword Dictionary  2nd Edition Author Stanley Newman
ISBN-10 0061689017
Year 2011-05-10
Pages 1344
Language en
Publisher Collins Reference
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With more than 1,300,000 answers, this volume contains more than twice as many words as any other crossword dictionary. Meticulously compiled by two crossword professionals with a combined fifty 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 t o Homer's Iliad, the wide-ranging entries include 500,000+ synonyms, 3,000+ literary works, 3,000+ films, 20,000+ famous people from all fields, and more than 50,000 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. What's new in the second edition? This updated edition offers thousands of new entries, including slang terms; brand names; celebrity names; and the latest films, novelists' works, sports Hall of Famers, automobile models, and more. The new, larger type size makes finding the answers easier than ever. And now you can sign up for free annual updates, with all the new clues and answers compiled after the book's publication.

The Million Word Crossword Dictionary

The Million Word Crossword Dictionary Author Stanley Newman
ISBN-10 0061122114
Year 2007-01
Pages 1280
Language en
Publisher Harper
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Offers comprehensive coverage of the clues and answers that appear in popular crossword puzzles, in a reference that features 500,000 synonyms, 100,000 "fill in the blank" clues, and listings for thousands of literary works, films, and famous people. Reprint.

The Crossword Answer Book

The Crossword Answer Book Author
ISBN-10 081292729X
Year 1996
Pages 1200
Language en
Publisher Random House Puzzles & Games
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Features over 650,000 crossword answers, arranged by word length and alphabetically by two given letters

The 21st Century Crossword Puzzle Dictionary

The 21st Century Crossword Puzzle Dictionary Author Kevin McCann
ISBN-10 140272134X
Year 2009
Pages 814
Language en
Publisher Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
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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!

The Dell Crossword Dictionary

The Dell Crossword Dictionary Author Kathleen Rafferty
ISBN-10 0783812272
Year 1995-01-01
Pages 447
Language en
Publisher G K Hall & Company
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Foreign words and biblical, mythological, geographical, and cultural terms are included, as well as lists of prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms

Merriam Webster s Crossword Puzzle Dictionary

Merriam Webster s Crossword Puzzle Dictionary Author Merriam-Webster
ISBN-10 0877798192
Year 2015-06-15
Pages 1408
Language en
Publisher Merriam-Webster
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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.

The Chambers Crossword Dictionary 4th Edition

The Chambers Crossword Dictionary  4th Edition Author Chambers (Ed.)
ISBN-10 1473608414
Year 2016-10-11
Pages 1024
Language en
Publisher Chambers
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The bestselling reference for crossword solvers and setters The Chambers Crossword Dictionary is the perfect tool for any crossword solver - and you know it because it is used by the setters themselves! What makes The Chambers Crossword Dictionary different? Comprehensive, reliable and easy-to-use, this major new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated by a team of crossword experts, and is specially tailored to the needs of crossword solvers. With more than 500,000 solutions to cryptic and quick clues, plus explanations of cryptic clue types and the use of anagram and other indicators, and insights into the world of crossword setting and memorable clues, it is truly the ultimate crossword bible. This new edition features: - Over 500,000 solutions for every kind of crossword. - More than 2,500 crossword code words alerting you to cryptic ploys. - Over 19,500 'one-stop' entries, with both synonyms and encyclopaedic material, for extra guidance in finding the right answer. - A wealth of recent synonyms to give you up-to-the-minute answers. - New topic lists to help you solve general-knowledge clues. - Word lists sorted by length and then alphabetically to make finding solutions easy. - Includes words, phrases, abbreviations, symbols, codes and other cryptic 'building blocks'. - Packed with crossword jargon, anagram and other indicators and essential cryptic vocabulary. - Draws on the latest Chambers Dictionary 13th Edition and the authoritative Chambers reference range. It is packed with expert advice and editorial from: - Derek Arthur (1945-2010), co-editor of The Listener crossword in The Times and of The Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 2nd edition - Ross Beresford, former co-editor of The Listener crossword - Peter Biddlecombe, The Sunday Times crossword editor and The Times Crossword Championship winner (2000, 2007) - Jonathan Crowther, better known to cryptic crossword solvers as Azed, having set crosswords for The Observer for over 40 years - Don Manley, crossword setter for many quality newspapers under various pseudonyms (Duck, Quixote, Bradman, Giovanni) and Church Times crossword editor - Tim Moorey, crossword setter for The Sunday Times and The Times, and crossword editor and setter for The Week and MoneyWeek magazines. He is author of How to Crack Cryptic Crosswords Chambers is one of the world's most respected dictionary and thesaurus publishers.

Crossword Puzzle Dictionary

Crossword Puzzle Dictionary Author Andrew Swanfeldt
ISBN-10 0062720538
Year 1995-03-17
Pages 864
Language en
Publisher Collins Reference
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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!

The Bantam Crossword Dictionary

The Bantam Crossword Dictionary Author Jerome Fried
ISBN-10 0553263757
Year 1983-01-01
Pages 640
Language en
Publisher Bantam
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A comprehensive handbook for crossword puzzle aficionados encompasses more than fifty thousand clues, 160,000 solutions, forty special tables, and a helpful long-word finder, all alphabetically organized for easy access. Reissue.

The New York Times Crossword Puzzle Dictionary

The New York Times Crossword Puzzle Dictionary Author Tom Pulliam
ISBN-10 0812923731
Year 1995
Pages 672
Language en
Publisher Random House Puzzles & Games
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America's foremost crossword puzzle reference revised and expanded with thousands of new words, up-to-date factual references, including famous people and the latest geographical changes, bearing the trustworthy New York Times name.

New Comprehensive A Z Crossword Dictionary

New Comprehensive A Z Crossword Dictionary Author Edy G. Schaffer
ISBN-10 9780380724253
Year 1996-10-01
Pages 1376
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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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!