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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User Review  - glade1 - LibraryThing

This is primarily all about the four-letter words that crossword enthusiasts need to know, but has a few other interesting tidbits too. I found myself scanning over most of the four-letter word parts ... Read full review

Four-letter words: and other secrets of a crossword insider

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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


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About the author (2008)

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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