The Million Word Crossword Dictionary by Stanley Newman

The Million Word Crossword Dictionary

Stanley Newman and Daniel Stark
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  • ISBN
    9780060517571 / 0060517573
  • Title The Million Word Crossword Dictionary
  • Author Stanley Newman and Daniel Stark
  • Category Dictionaries
  • Format
    Paperback
  • Year 2005
  • Pages 1280
  • Publisher
    Collins Reference
  • Imprint HarperCollins
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 189mm x 55mm x 235mm

Annotation

With more than 1,000,000 answers, this volume contains more than twice as many answers as any other crossword dictionary. More important, it is the first crossword dictionary ever to comprehensively cover the clues and answers that actually appear in today's most popular crosswords, including contemporary slang, phrases, and brand names.

Meticulously compiled by two crossword professionals with a combined thirty years in the field, and based on a massive analysis of current crosswords, there has never been a crossword dictionary with the breadth, depth, and currency of this one. From Jim Carrey to Sister Carrie, Homer Simpson to Homer's “Iliad,” the wide-ranging entries include 500,000+ synonyms, 3,000+ literary works, 5,000+ films, 20,000+ famous people from all fields, and more than 100,000 fill-in-the-blank clues so popular in today's crosswords.

Featuring an introduction by “New York Times” crossword editor Will Shortz, The Million Word Crossword Dictionary makes every other crossword dictionary obsolete.

Publisher Description

With more than 1,300,000 answers, this volume contains more than twice as many words as any other crossword dictionary. Meticulously compiled by two crossword professionals with a combined fifty years in the field and based on a massive analysis of current crosswords, there has never been a crossword dictionary with the breadth, depth, and currency of this one. From Jim Carrey to Sister Carrie, Homer Simpson t o Homer's Iliad, the wide-ranging entries include 500,000+ synonyms, 3,000+ literary works, 3,000+ films, 20,000+ famous people from all fields, and more than 50,000 fill-in-the-blank clues so popular in today's crosswords.Featuring an introduction by New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz, The Million Word Crossword Dictionary makes every other crossword dictionary obsolete.WHAT'S NEW IN THE SECOND EDITION? This updated edition offers THOUSANDS OF NEW ENTRIES, including slang terms; brand names; celebrity names; and the latest films, novelists' works, sports Hall of Famers, automobile models, and more. The NEW, LARGER TYPE SIZE makes finding the answers easier than ever. And now you can sign up for FREE ANNUAL UPDATES, with all the new clues and answers compiled after the book's publication.

Review
.“..this remarkable book is destined to be not just another crossword dictionary, but the crossword dictionary.”—Wayne Robert Williams, Chicago Tribune crossword editor

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The Million Word Crossword Dictionary