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Random House Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary
     

Random House Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary

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by Stephen Elliott
 

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THE RANDOM HOUSE CROSSWORD PUZZLE DICTIONARY
MORE THAN 700,000 CLUES AND ANSWER WORDS!
THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE POCKET CROSSWORD DICTIONARY ON THE MARKET!
COMPREHENSIVE
More clue words, special categories, and subcategories than any comparable dictionary
In-depth coverage of people, places, and things
AUTHORITATIVE
Extensive coverage of modern

Overview

THE RANDOM HOUSE CROSSWORD PUZZLE DICTIONARY
MORE THAN 700,000 CLUES AND ANSWER WORDS!
THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE POCKET CROSSWORD DICTIONARY ON THE MARKET!
COMPREHENSIVE
More clue words, special categories, and subcategories than any comparable dictionary
In-depth coverage of people, places, and things
AUTHORITATIVE
Extensive coverage of modern history, popular culture, politics, literature, sports, and much more
General vocabulary and synonyms checked against the voluminous Random House dictionary and thesaurus files
CLEARLY ORGANIZED
Clue words and clue information printed in easy-to-spot bold typeface
All answer words grouped by their number of letters

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804113496
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/28/1995
Pages:
1216
Product dimensions:
4.19(w) x 6.84(h) x 1.66(d)

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Random House Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
newt1234 More than 1 year ago
Use it everyday and this is about the 5th one I've purchased.
Chezmoi More than 1 year ago
My sister is an avid crossword puzzle fan. She has tried several other crossword puzzle dictionaries but this is her absolute favorite. I gave her a copy a few years ago and she wore it out - literally. Kept using it even when in 3 pieces. So I bought her another copy. She thinks it is the best one out there.
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I origianlly bought this beacuse the NY Times Puzzle hard cover edition was not available. The strong points of this volume include focus on popular culture figures such as actors and writers, etc., movies, televison,award winners, and literature. However, I did not find as authoritative or comprehensive as the Times volume in the areas word definitions and geographic locales.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
After having several paperback dictionaries, we decided to purchase a hardcover, to last. I am very disappointed in this particular one because it hasn't any references to languages, which I need nearly every day. I would not recommend it to anyone!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
While it's nice to have word entries broken out by the number of letters, I find my trusty crossword dictionary compiled by Edy Garcia Schaffer (Putnam 1995) is still the reference I turn to when I get stuck. The Schafer book includes many more entries under each word and includes related phrases.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Excellent book, but needs updating badly.Good layout, opens flat.
Guest More than 1 year ago
My Dad does crossword puzzles and loves this book but keep in mind it's much bigger than regular paperbacks. He wanted something to carry with him to work but it's too big to carry. It's the size of a hardcover. I think they should have mentioned that in the info about this book so you know before you buy it. So now you know...