New American Crossword Puzzle Dictionary

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Albert Morehead, Loy Morehead, Philip D. Morehead
Signet, 2004 - Games - 751 pages
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This new updated third edition is a rich storehouse of indispensable information that puts the correct answer right at a puzzler's fingertips.

  • Twice as many entries
  • The most comprehensive and up-to-date definitions available
  • Revised for the way clues are written today
  • More readable and user friendly than other mammoth tomes with tiny print
  • Unique categories section makes looking up clues even easier, including The Bible, Chemical Elements, Foreign Words, Geography, Mythology, Academy Awards, Sports, and Prefixes and Suffixes

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Contents

Definitions and Answers
1
Contents xii
39
Categories
478
Contents vi
517
Food and Drink
561
Games
586
tents X
614
Language
621
Money and Coins
638
Mythology
645
Natural History
660
Prefixes and Suffixes Combining Forms
691
Sounds and Cries
701
Time DivisionsCalendars
717
Solving Cryptic Crossword Puzzles
748
Copyright

Measures and Weights
631

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About the author (2004)

Philip Morehead is Head of Music Staff for Lyric Opera of Chicago. He is the son of the late Albert H. Morehead, lexicographer and games expert, the original co-editor of this book, who was Bridge Editor of the New York Times for over 25 years and the editor of many books on games. He is editor of The New American Webster Handy College Dictionary and The New American Rogets College Thesaurus and is author of The New American International Dictionary of Music. He lives in Chicago with his wife Patricia, oboist and composer.

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