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An interesting book, but it is clear that the author has a very large ego.
If I were interested in doing crossword puzzles (like my wife is), the hints in the book would... Read more
This little tome is a delightful romp through the world of Crosswords,Puzzlers,those who construct them and,those who enter speed solving contests and even those people who... Read morePublished on February 10, 2012 by J. Guild
A pleasant little book. Mostly for the casual solver who wants to learn a little more about crossword puzzles: their history, unwritten rules that apply (eg "Cancer" can only refer... Read morePublished on April 21, 2009 by Stephen M. Picca MD
I emerged as a new solver after reading this book. Highly educating, esp Chapter Five "Pulling Back the Curtain: The Hidden Rules of the Grid". Read morePublished on August 11, 2008 by Zhouqin Burnikel
Hey, if you like to work crossword puzzles you're gonna love this book. You will not only be thoroughly entertained, but you will learn a thing or two in the process. Read morePublished on December 12, 2007 by Ron Free
An entertaining little book with some good suggestions for improving your crossword puzzle solving skills. A bit too much self-promotion for my taste.Published on August 25, 2007 by W. A. Carpenter
As a late entrant into the world of Crosswords (53 years old), I found this gem amazingly helpful in refining both my knowledge of and style in working these word puzzles. Read morePublished on July 30, 2007 by T. Byrne
I have been doing xwords for 60some yearsand this book told me that I have doing them right. I really love the older style themeless puzzles, but the newer ones are great as long... Read morePublished on July 1, 2007 by Sarah J. Linley
This is a wonderful book for anyone who loves crosswords. It is full of useful information and will enhance the enjoyment both beginners and experts derive from tackling their... Read morePublished on May 13, 2007 by Al Bowers