New comprehensive a-z crossword dictionary

New comprehensive a-z crossword dictionary

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by Edy Garcia Schaffer
     
 

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The Best Crossword Dictionary Just Got Better!

With more than 50,000 new words added-now over 225,000 entries-the world's most extensive, up-to-the-minute and easy-to-use crossword puzzle dictionary is bigger and better than ever! Arranged alphabetically from start to finish, THE NEW COMPREHENSIVE A-Z CROSSWORD DICTIONARY is a boon for puzzle fans young

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The Best Crossword Dictionary Just Got Better!

With more than 50,000 new words added-now over 225,000 entries-the world's most extensive, up-to-the-minute and easy-to-use crossword puzzle dictionary is bigger and better than ever! Arranged alphabetically from start to finish, THE NEW COMPREHENSIVE A-Z CROSSWORD DICTIONARY is a boon for puzzle fans young and old-with thousands of updated references from the worlds of art, literature, sports, politics, and pop culture; geographical and technical terms; famous and not-so-famous figures from the past and present; biblical references; computer terminology; new and old words; variant spellings; idioms, slogans, slang, abbreviations ... and much more!

Containing nearly twice as much information as competing crossword dictionaries, this handy volume not only provides indispensable help to anyone occasionally stumped by the subtle and sophisticated clues employed by today's master puzzle constructors, it is also a treasure trove of fascinating facts and trivia. And if you're looking for the right word to fill those little white boxes, the solution is here ... at your fingertips.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780399140976
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/28/1995
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
848
Sales rank:
265,476
Product dimensions:
6.68(w) x 9.55(h) x 2.37(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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aardvark: ANTBEAR, ANTEATER

brass: ALLOY, METAL

curtail: CUT, CLIP, LESSEN, REDUCE, DEPRIVE, SHORTEN

distinctly: CLEARLY, VISIBLY

The New Comprehensive A-Z Crossword Dictionary. Copyright © by Edy Schaffer. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. Available now wherever books are sold.

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