Every crossword fan should keep this reference within reach. The softcover edition is billed as the most comprehensive pocket crossword dictionary on market. And this hybrid dictionary, thesaurus and almanac lives up to the promise. Probable answers to clue words are listed alphabetically and by number of letters. Literary, dramatic, historical and other references are usefully arranged. "Elephant Man" listings, for example, include the film's director and cast members. "Festival" includes the festival names of the Greek and Roman deities. Look under "Language" for the mother tongues of nearly three pages of countries. A very handy book!
From the Publisher
I'm one of the millions of people who do crossword puzzles every week. If you love them as much as I do, this will be the last reference tool you'll ever need. With more than 700,000 clue and answer words, grouped by number of letters for your puzzle-solving ease, this book is the most comprehensive one on the market. And, it's compact, paperback format makes it easy to carry anywhere!
--Laura Paczosa, Editorial Assistant