Quiz-Acrostics were invented more than 30 years ago by puzzlemaster Sheila Haak, and they originally appeared in a number of Chicago-area publications. Sheila, with degrees from Northwestern University and University of Chicago, is a mathematics educator, textbook writer, and textbook editor.
Quiz-Acrostics: Challenging Acrostic Puzzles with a Trivia Twistby Sheila Haak
Revised edition, June 6, 2012. Quiz-Acrostics are acrostic puzzles with a twist. They offer the intellectual challenge of a traditional acrostic puzzle combined with the fun of trivia. Reading the trivia in the completed puzzle is often as much fun as solving the puzzle itself. The trivia in Quiz-Acrostics range from history to holidays, literature to entertainment, sports to science, fine arts to business. Quiz-Acrostics are well crafted, sophisticated, and stimulating. Some Quiz-Acrostics can keep a person going for days. They have a following among intelligent, persistent enthusiasts, and once hooked, there is no turning back!
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Always glad when a new book like this comes out. Acrostics are few and far between