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The Million Word Crossword Dictionary by [Newman, Stanley, Stark, Daniel]
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A boon to solvers of crossword puzzles. You can even find names of pain relievers and rental cars!--Word Ways: The Journal of Recreational Linguistics

"This book is unlike any crossword reference I've ever seen. A must for the crossword aficionado."--Rich Norris, Los Angeles Times crossword editor

"You'll find 40 entries here under 'comprehensive.' I'd say that pretty well sums it up."--Mike Shenk, Wall Street Journal crossword editor

"The largest, most up-to-date, and most useful crossword dictionary available."--from the Introduction by Will Shortz, New York Times Crossword Editor

"Surely the most comprehensive crossword clue-and-answer resource ever compiled..."--Emily Cox and Henry Rathvon, Boston Globe and Atlantic Monthly crossword creators

"Newman and Stark. . .know what should (and shouldn't) be in a 21st-century crossword dictionary. . . .This is the book you want. "--Fred Piscop, Washington Post Magazine crossword editor

"[An] excellent resource."--Library Journal

..".this remarkable book is destined to be not just another crossword dictionary, but the crossword dictionary."--Wayne Robert Williams, Chicago Tribune crossword editor

"Long overdue but well worth the wait, this is the only crossword dictionary you'll ever need."--Merl Reagle, San Francisco Chronicle crossword creator

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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 to 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.

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.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 35835 KB
  • Print Length: 1280 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins e-books; 1 edition (9 November 2010)
  • Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers (AU)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B003VIWO0W
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #201,295 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 starsInexpensive for such an impressive collection of answers; lower quality paper brought down the cost.
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5.0 out of 5 starsrefreshing - turns a crossword puzzle into a scavenger hunt
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