Crossword Puzzles For Dummies
Have crossword puzzles got you stumped? Believe us, you're not alone! Crossword puzzles have always been regarded as difficult and challenging; but now, with a little help from Crossword Puzzles For Dummies, you can learn the nitty-gritty of crossword puzzle solving strategy. Twenty-year puzzle veteran and master crossword constructor, Michelle Arnot, has created a puzzle lover's best friend! If you're interested in learning about crossword puzzles or in honing your present skills, Crossword Puzzles For Dummies covers everything you need to know, including the history of crossword puzzles, solving strategies, and crossword techniques. This sure-to-be-a-classic book even gives tips for cracking some of the toughest puzzles in print. You'll also find out about competing in the contest circuit, constructing your own puzzles, and locating the best puzzle Web sites to explore. Plus, Crossword Puzzles For Dummies includes tons of sample puzzles as well as sections on acrostics, jumbles, cryptograms, and puns and anagrams. So whether you enjoy solving a puzzle during your lunch hour or you like the challenge of a Sunday-size puzzle, let expert puzzler Michelle Arnot help you play like a pro and find a great deal of satisfaction along the way. Also, be sure to look for our companion book, 101 Crossword Puzzles For Dummies, Volume 1.
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