Stanley Newman's Ultimate Trivia Crosswords

Stanley Newman's Ultimate Trivia Crosswords

by Stanley Newman
     
 

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What could Dick Tracy characters, the Muses, state residents' nicknames, JFK's inaugural address, and decathlon events possibly have in common? Each is the theme of a puzzle in Volume 3 of Stanley Newman's delightful trivia-inspired crossword series.

Based on the best-selling Random House Reference title 10,000 Answers: The Ultimate Trivia Encyclopedia,

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Overview

What could Dick Tracy characters, the Muses, state residents' nicknames, JFK's inaugural address, and decathlon events possibly have in common? Each is the theme of a puzzle in Volume 3 of Stanley Newman's delightful trivia-inspired crossword series.

Based on the best-selling Random House Reference title 10,000 Answers: The Ultimate Trivia Encyclopedia, which Stanley coauthored with Hal Fittipaldi, each volume in this series features 50 brand-new crosswords whose themes come directly from 10,000 Answers. In addition, every puzzle is overflowing with general trivia, in both its clues and its answers. With over 25,000 facts and 10,000 entries to draw on, this series is sure to be a hit with puzzlers and trivia buffs everywhere

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812935738
Publisher:
Random House Information Group
Publication date:
09/13/2005
Series:
Stanley Newman Series
Edition description:
SPIRAL Large Print
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
8.88(w) x 10.77(h) x 0.27(d)

Meet the Author

Stanley Newman has created or edited thousands of puzzles and scores of puzzle books and has regularly contributed original puzzles to numerous publications, including the New York Times. He is the crossword editor for the New York newspaper Newsday, whose puzzles are syndicated throughout the United States. He hosts puzzle cruises and lectures at the Smithsonian. His most recent book of original puzzles is the Random House Puzzles & Games title Stanley Newman's American Originals Crosswords (on sale 11/6/05). Stan's 100th book, Stanley Newman's Opus 100 Crosswords, was published in June 2005.

As a puzzle solver, Stan holds the world's record, set in 1996 under Guinness Book conditions, for the fastest completion of a New York Times crossword: 2 minutes, 14 seconds.

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