HarperResource / HarperCollins
Date: March 2, 2004
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Nonfiction / Reference / word puzzles
Million Word Crossword Dictionary
By Stanley Newman,
One across: two words, seven letters
- Blessed bovine.
Crossword puzzles are popular than
ever. A newspaper just isn't complete without one. Authors use them
as a backdrop in their mysteries. In addition, the crossword obsession
is often spoofed in movies and on TV shows. They are a part of our
Die-hard puzzlers will come to value
The Million Word Crossword Dictionary. I'm not a die-hard puzzler,
but I can appreciate the hard work that has gone into it. Comprehensive
doesn't cover the amount of content in this 1268 page dictionary.
Although the print is small, it is set up in an easy to read manner.
The book offers words for single and double words. It includes typical
words as well as celebrities, artists, authors, chemists, noblest,
slang, popular phrases, movie titles, etc. Moreover, if you don't
find what you are looking for, you can contact the authors through
the snail mail or email addresses included in the book.
Holy cow is the answer -- an expression
that will easily come to mind the first time you sift through The
Million Word Crossword Dictionary.