Crossword Lists & Crossword Solver: Over 100,000 potential solutions including technical terms, place names and compound expressions

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A&C Black, Feb 8, 2013 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 896 pages
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Anyone who regularly tackles challenging crossword puzzles will be
familiar with the frustration of unanswered clues blocking the road to
completion. Together in one bumper volume, Crossword Lists and Crossword Solver provide the ultimate aid for tracking down those final solutions.

The Lists section contains more
than 100,000 words and phrases, listed both alphabetically and by
number of letters, under category headings such as Volcanoes, Fungi,
Gilbert & Sullivan, Clouds, Cheeses, Mottoes, and Archbishops of
Canterbury. As intersecting solutions provide letters of the unanswered
clue, locating the correct word or phrase becomes quick and easy.

The lists are backed up with a comprehensive index, which also guides
the puzzler to associated tables - e.g. Film Stars; try Stage and
Screen Personalities.

The Solver section contains
more than 100,000 potential solutions, including plurals, comparative
and superlative adjectives, and inflections of verbs. The list extends
to first names, place names, technical terms, compound expressions,
abbreviations, and euphemisms.Grouped according to number of letters -
up to fifteen - this section is easy to use and suitable for all levels
of crossword puzzle. At the end a further 3,000 words are listed by
category, along with an index of unusual words.

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About the author (2013)

Anne Stibbs has edited a range of crossword reference books. She is a certified crossword addict.

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