Four-letter Words: And Other Secrets of a Crossword Insider

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Penguin, 2008 - Games - 214 pages
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Crossword puzzle expert and champion Michelle Arnot has complied this irresistibly fun and entertaining manual filled with fascinating facts, puzzle miscellany, and surefire tips for puzzle solving. For devoted daily puzzlers, casual solvers, and fearless crossword warriors alike, this book offers insights into the addictive world of crossword puzzles including:

• Insider secrets, techniques, and tips
• Obscure four-letter words for scoring big points
• Advanced strategies of competitive puzzlers
• Inside stories of eccentric players and all-time champions of the grids
• Trivia, lore, and the lingo of crosswording

 

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While opening up a window into the unique world of those who write, edit, and obsessively solve crosswords, puzzle writer, editor and self-proclaimed "acrossionado" Arnot (What's Gnu: History of the ... Read full review

Contents

Why FourLetter Words?
1
Key FourLetter Words Starting with
51
Hello DALI
88
Appendix
185
Bibliography
209
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Michelle Arnot has spent more than 25 years as a crossword puzzle creator, editor, and champion. In addition to writing several books on the subject, including Crossword Puzzles for Dummies, she has taught a popular course in crossword solving at the New School in New York.

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