Challenging Acrostic Puzzles

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They look like crosswords, but don't be fooled. Acrostics, those two-tiered word games, provide double the fun. First figure out the answers to semantic clues as in a crossword. But, the challenge of these forty puzzles doesn't stop there. Use your answers to transform the empty grid into a literary passage. Definitions, answers, and quotes draw on your knowledge of classic masters like Tolstoy, Hemingway, and Poe and assess your pop culture prowess with references to Julia Roberts, "Rawhide," and NHL Stanley Cup...
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Overview

They look like crosswords, but don't be fooled. Acrostics, those two-tiered word games, provide double the fun. First figure out the answers to semantic clues as in a crossword. But, the challenge of these forty puzzles doesn't stop there. Use your answers to transform the empty grid into a literary passage. Definitions, answers, and quotes draw on your knowledge of classic masters like Tolstoy, Hemingway, and Poe and assess your pop culture prowess with references to Julia Roberts, "Rawhide," and NHL Stanley Cup winners. Dust the cobwebs from your brain and find out how much you really know about music, history, geography, and even mythology. Break free from the standard word puzzle and tackle the twofold challenge of acrostics for an enlightening change of pace.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781402705823
  • Publisher: Puzzlewright
  • Publication date: 9/1/2003
  • Series: Mensa Series
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Pages: 96

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  • Posted April 12, 2010

    Challenging Acrostic Puzzles

    Great puzzle book...hours of fun and plenty to work on.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 17, 2004

    Annes Brown's Puzzle Book is Great!

    This was my first acrostic puzzle book. I was very defeatist at first but discovered that working back and forth I could indeed master the puzzles. Very entertaining.

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