Word Searches For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, May 11, 2009 - Games - 432 pages
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A travel-friendly puzzle-packed book that keeps the brain in shape

One of the best ways to exercise the mind is through word and logic games like word searches and Sudoku. Studies have shown that doing word searches frequently can help prevent diseases like Alzheimer's and dementia. Word Searches For Dummies is a great way to strengthen the mind and keep the brain active plus, it's just plain fun! This unique guide features several different types of word searches that take readers beyond simply circling the answer: secret shape word searches, story word searches, listless word searches, winding words, quiz word searches, and more. It provides a large number of puzzles at different levels that will both test and exercise the mind while keeping the reader entertained for hours.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Part of Tens 403
4
Working with Word Searches
7
Perfecting Your PuzzleSolving Strategies
17
Starting with Straightforward Puzzles
27
Trying Your Hand at Simple Word Searches
29
Reading up on Story Word Searches
57
Finding Hidden Words in Your Puzzles
87
Discovering Anagrams and Other Word Games
281
Hints and Answers
291
Helpful Hints to Keep You Going
293
Hint
294
Hints
296
Hints
298
Hints
299
Hints
301

Solving Secret Shapes
121
Moving On to Complex Puzzles
155
Gathering Your Wits for Scrambled Searches
157
Are You Ready for Some Quiz Words?
187
Turning to the Grid
188
Solving Secret List Word Searches
231
Weaving Your Way through Winder Words
261
Hints
302
Hints
304
Hints
305
The Answers You Seek
309
Ten LetterPattern Tips
405
Ten Benefits of Doing Word Searches
411
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About the author (2009)

Denise Sutherland is a syndicated Australian puzzle author. Her crosswords, word searches, and other puzzles appear in a wide range of Australian and international publications, and she has written five themed puzzle books. Sutherland runs her own graphic design business, Sutherland Studios, where she concentrates on creating handcrafted puzzles.

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