Wide-Open Easy Themeless Crosswords

Overview

Casual solvers will love this collection of 72 intriguing crosswords, because it offers them something unique and totally original: a new, brilliantly conceived mix of the challenging and the attainable. What makes the puzzles a little harder than usual? They have what's called a "wide open" style, which means the grids contain very few black squares and the answers tend to be long. As a rule, such puzzles delight only crossword mavens, because the clues can be extremely difficult--as in the Friday examples from ...
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Overview

Casual solvers will love this collection of 72 intriguing crosswords, because it offers them something unique and totally original: a new, brilliantly conceived mix of the challenging and the attainable. What makes the puzzles a little harder than usual? They have what's called a "wide open" style, which means the grids contain very few black squares and the answers tend to be long. As a rule, such puzzles delight only crossword mavens, because the clues can be extremely difficult--as in the Friday examples from the New York Times or Los Angeles Times. But these puzzles break the mold with reader-friendly clues that allow even non-experts to complete an interesting crossword while having fun along the way. There's nothing else like it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781454908975
  • Publisher: Puzzlewright
  • Publication date: 3/4/2014
  • Series: Easy Crosswords
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 765,066
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author


Martin Ashwood-Smith has been making crossword puzzles for many years and is especially known for stacking three 15-letter answers on top of one another. He lives in Victoria, British Columbia.
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