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New American Crossword Puzzle Dictionary - Albert H. Morehead

New American Crossword Puzzle Dictionary

By: Albert H. Morehead (Editor), Loy Morehead (Editor), Philip D. Morehead (Produced by)

Paperback Published: 1st June 2004
ISBN: 9780451212559
Number Of Pages: 751
For Ages: 18+ years old

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- A new third edition--revised and expanded with twice as many entries
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- No other crossword puzzle dictionary at this price has more entries, nor a more comprehensive categories section

Preface: How to Use This Dictionaryp. v
Definitions and Answersp. 1
Categoriesp. 478
Abbreviations and Acronymsp. 478
Airport and Airline Codesp. 493
Anatomy--Parts of the Bodyp. 500
Arms and Armor
Armsp. 502
Armorp. 504
Awards
Academy Awardsp. 505
Miss Americap. 507
Nobel Prizep. 508
Pulitzer Prizep. 510
Grammy Awardsp. 512
Tony Awardsp. 512
The Bible
Books of the Old Testamentp. 515
The Apocryphap. 515
Biblical Namesp. 516
Biblical Rulersp. 516
Priestsp. 516
Patriachsp. 516
Prophetsp. 517
Queens, Queen Mothersp. 517
Judgesp. 517
Women Church Workersp. 517
Apostles and Disciplesp. 517
Biblical Placesp. 518
Biblical Sites, Mountains, Landsp. 518
Tribes of Israelp. 518
Tribesp. 519
Books of the New Testamentp. 519
Family Relationsp. 519
Birthstones
Chemical Elementsp. 521
Collective Nounsp. 523
Colleges, Nicknames and Teamsp. 524
Colorsp. 531
Diseases and Achesp. 533
Entertainment
Famous Moviesp. 534
Famous TV Showsp. 535
Fabrics and Fibersp. 535
Man-Made Fabrics and Fibersp. 537
Rugs and Carpetsp. 537
Famous Names
Architectsp. 537
Astronomersp. 538
Biologists, Naturalistsp. 538
Chemistsp. 538
Cartoonistsp. 538
Choreographersp. 539
Comediansp. 539
Composersp. 539
Dancersp. 540
Directorsp. 540
Discoverersp. 540
Entrepreneursp. 541
Explorersp. 541
Historiansp. 541
Inventorsp. 541
Journalistsp. 542
Mathematiciansp. 542
Military Leadersp. 542
Opera Singersp. 543
Paintersp. 543
Philosophersp. 544
Physicians and Medical Researchersp. 545
Physicistsp. 545
Religious Leadersp. 545
Sculptorsp. 545
Statesmenp. 546
Famous Triosp. 546
First and Last Namesp. 546
Middle Namesp. 555
Unused First or Last Namesp. 556
Pen Names and Pseudonymsp. 557
Original Names of Celebritiesp. 557
Food and Drink
Menu and Cooking Termsp. 561
Menu Items and Dishesp. 562
Saucesp. 563
Herbs, Spices, Flavoringsp. 563
Winesp. 563
Cordials and Spiritsp. 564
Cocktails and Mixed Drinksp. 564
Foreign Words
Alphabetical by Foreign Wordp. 565
Alphabetical by Definitionp. 573
Articles, Pronouns, Possessives, and Numerals in Five Languagesp. 582
Gamesp. 586
Geography
Countries and Capitalsp. 586
Other Countries of Europe, Ancient and Modernp. 589
Departments, Colonies, Possessionsp. 591
Cities--United States and Territoriesp. 593
Foreign Citiesp. 598
Islandsp. 603
Rivers of the United Statesp. 606
Foreign Riversp. 607
Mountains, Ranges, Passesp. 611
Volcanoesp. 611
Lakes, Seasp. 612
Waterfallsp. 612
Desertsp. 613
Bridgesp. 613
Damsp. 613
Canada at a Glancep. 614
U.S. at a Glancep. 615
Heraldry
Bearingsp. 619
Creaturesp. 619
Objectsp. 620
Tincturesp. 620
Lines of Partitionp. 620
Fursp. 620
Cadency Line of Successionp. 620
Other Termsp. 620
Language
Language Families and Groupsp. 621
American Indian Language Familiesp. 621
Languagesp. 621
Alphabetsp. 623
Literature
Authorsp. 624
Poetsp. 625
Dramatistsp. 625
Short-story Writers, Essayistsp. 626
Famous Booksp. 626
Fictional Charactersp. 626
Unusual First Names in Literaturep. 630
Names in Nursery Rhymesp. 630
Animals in Literaturep. 630
Measures and Weights
Linear Measuresp. 631
Surface Measuresp. 633
Liquid Measuresp. 633
Dry Measuresp. 635
Weightsp. 636
Money and Coins
Ancient and Modernp. 638
Slang Termsp. 640
Denominations and Portraitsp. 640
Music
Musical Termsp. 640
Notes of the Scalep. 641
Musical Directionsp. 641
Musical Instrumentsp. 642
Musicians and Musical Partsp. 643
Musical Forms and Dancesp. 643
Operas, Operettas, Musicalsp. 644
Mythology
Gods and Goddesses Listed by Culturep. 645
Gods and Goddesses Listed by Specialtiesp. 651
Family Relationsp. 653
Terms and Namesp. 656
Monstersp. 659
Round Table Knights and Relationsp. 659
Natural History
Mammalsp. 660
Crustaceansp. 667
Arachnidsp. 668
Fishp. 668
Reptilesp. 671
Amphibiansp. 672
Birdsp. 673
Insectsp. 676
Low (Marine) Life, Worms and Larvaep. 679
Mollusksp. 680
Plantsp. 681
Minerals and Stonesp. 689
Prefixes and Suffixes (Combining Forms)
Prefixesp. 691
Suffixesp. 694
Presidential Informationp. 696
Sounds and Criesp. 701
Exclamations and Oathsp. 702
Sportsp. 702
Auto Racingp. 703
Baseballp. 704
Basketballp. 707
Boxingp. 708
Footballp. 708
Golfp. 710
Hockeyp. 710
Horse Racingp. 711
Olympicsp. 713
Skatingp. 713
Soccerp. 714
Tennisp. 714
Time Divisions--Calendarsp. 717
Seasons, Days, and Other Termsp. 718
Birthstonesp. 718
Wedding Anniversariesp. 718
Tools, Instruments, Implements (and Parts)
Shaping, Polishing, Separatingp. 719
Lifting, Levering, Pryingp. 719
Gripping, Holding, Connectingp. 720
Cutting, Striking, Poundingp. 721
Moving, Revolving, Flexiblep. 722
Piercing, Boringp. 723
Printing Tools and Termsp. 724
Surgical Tools and Termsp. 724
Othersp. 725
Transportation
Vehiclesp. 726
Shipsp. 728
Tribes, People, Natives
North of Mexicop. 730
Mexico-Central Americap. 732
South Americap. 732
Europep. 733
Africap. 735
Asia, Austronesiap. 737
The Universe
Planets and Satellitesp. 740
Starsp. 740
Asteroidsp. 740
Comets and Meteorsp. 741
Constellationsp. 741
Zodiacal Constellationsp. 741
Man's Probes into Outer Spacep. 742
Wearing Apparelp. 743
Wedding Anniversaries
Solving "Cryptic" Crossword Puzzlesp. 748
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ISBN: 9780451212559
ISBN-10: 045121255X
Audience: Children
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 751
Published: 1st June 2004
Dimensions (cm): 17.15 x 10.8  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 3