9780233004914

The History of the Crossword The World's Most Famous Word Puzzle

  • ISBN 13:

    9780233004914

  • ISBN 10:

    0233004912

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 09/06/2016
  • Publisher: Carlton Books

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

From its beginnings in New York newspapers to its triumph as the world's favorite word puzzle, this lively history celebrates the ever-popular crossword. Going decade by decade, it includes puzzles from each era and examines the various types. Puzzle creators, crossword editors, and fans who have racked their brains to find the solution to that elusive clue all offer their words of wisdom. A chapter even looks into the future with speculation on solving in the next 100 years!

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