Based on a massive analysis of the clues and answers from today’s most popular crosswords, Collins Million Word Crossword Dictionary is the perfect resource for tackling crosswords of all kinds.
With more than 1,000,000 solutions, it’s the ultimate reference for anyone who’s ever been stumped by a crossword clue!
Meticulously compiled by two crossword professionals with a combined thirty years in the field, and based on the most extensive analysis of current crosswords, there has never been a crossword dictionary with the breadth, depth, and currency of this one.
From Homer’s Iliad to Homer Simpson, 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.
Unlike a normal thesaurus – but like a crossword compiler – this book thinks laterally, allowing you to explore the full range of possibilities in a given clue. An essential source of help for crossword solvers in the UK, Australia, and beyond, this book will develop your crossword skills through showing you how compilers have constructed their clues.
Whether you use the book as your first or last resort when faced with a new crossword is entirely up to you!
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Stanley Newman is a US-based puzzle creator and editor. He was winner of the first US Open Crossword Championship in 1982, and has written and edited over 80 books. He is currently crossword editor for Newsday, and his puzzles are syndicated to over 100 newspapers worldwide. He lives in New York.
David Stark is a prolific crossword compiler and the editor of several reference books. He lives in upstate New York.
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Book Description Collins, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007213182