Think Canadian! Crosswords: 76 Puzzles

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Millions of Canadians crave a good mental challenge, and in order to feed their hunger many turn to the daily crossword puzzle in their local newspaper. Often, however, before they even get to 1-Across, they must stop thinking "in Canadian" and shift cultural gears. It is a sad reality that Canada just doesn't figure highly in what is undoubtedly one of our favourite pastimes: solving the daily crossword.

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Overview

Millions of Canadians crave a good mental challenge, and in order to feed their hunger many turn to the daily crossword puzzle in their local newspaper. Often, however, before they even get to 1-Across, they must stop thinking "in Canadian" and shift cultural gears. It is a sad reality that Canada just doesn't figure highly in what is undoubtedly one of our favourite pastimes: solving the daily crossword.

The crosswords in this book contain plenty of references to this
country: its heroes and rogues, its geography, sports, history,
arts, - its "Canadian-ness." Here the solver might discover a
Knowlton, a Gzowski, an Iqaluit, or maybe even a Come By
Chance. Our Canadian spelling is recognised as well, in words
such as "colour" and "centre", and there is also a sprinkling of
French, in keeping with the bilingual nature of this land.

These puzzles appeal to a broad range of solvers, from the dabbler

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412043106
  • Publisher: Trafford Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/28/2004
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.23 (d)

Meet the Author



Barbara Olson's love of words has led her to earn a degree in French Translation, to write a newspaper column on the joys and pitfalls of the English language, and most recently, to construct crossword puzzles. Her puzzles have appeared in Saturday Night Magazine, The Toronto Sun, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and have been syndicated to hundreds of web sites and publications across the continent. She is committed to integrating Canadian culture into crossword puzzles and her contribution to this book is a stride towards achieving that goal. Barbara lives in Nelson, BC.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 27, 2012

    Poor

    Not sure why this is available if you can not play it or read it. I would give no stars but it made me.

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