The most comprehensive, most authoritative, most useful crossword dictionary ever published. The most comprehensive, most authoritative, most useful crossword dictionary ever published. As the Internet is to the telegraph, so this crossword dictionary compares to its predecessors. There has never been a crossword dictionary with the breadth and scope of this one: At more than 1,000,000 answers, more than 2x the answers of any other crossword dictionary. The New York Times Crossword Puzzle Dictionary runs a distant second at < 500,000. Contains 64% of New York Times crossword answers-more than 2x the comprehensiveness of any other crossword dictionary. Today's competitive dictionaries have less than 30% of the answers in the New York Times crossword. The only crossword dictionary based on the actual clues in America's most popular crosswords. 92% of today's crossword answers are 7 letters or less, but about half the entries in today's dictionaries are 8 letters or more. These "filler" words bloat the books but don't enhance their use. The only crossword dictionary that speaks the language of today's puzzles Our book includes the fill-in-the-blank, slang, pop reference, abbreviations, and foreign word answers puzzlers need, including over 5000 films; thousands of songs from Al Jolson to Britney Spears; hundreds of the most popular TV shows in television history. The main competitors have few, if any, such entries. The only crossword dictionary compiled by crossword professionalswith a combined 30+ years in the business.
"[An] excellent resource."--Library Journal
Number Of Pages: 1268
Published: 2nd March 2004
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 19.2 x 6.4
Weight (kg): 1.59