Bet You Can't Do This! Crosswords
75 Really, Really Really Hard Puzzles
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Crossword lovers are always on the lookout for a challenge—something rough enough and tough enough to give their mental muscles a real workout. These 75 puzzles will fill the bill. With clues that range from geography and technology to popular culture and witty wordplay, it pushes solvers to search every nook and cranny of their brain. Adding to the fun, almost all the crosswords have a stimulating theme—like the sci-fi fun-filled “Roswell”; “Homophone Humor”; or “Award-Winning Roles.” And the final puzzle tops off the collection with a real skill-tester. Can you complete it? We say no—but it’s up to you to prove us wrong!
There’s so much entertainment here, who could resist?
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Author & Illustrator Bios:John Samson, author
John M. Samson has edited over 250 puzzle books for Simon & Schuster's Crossword series and has had several daily and Sunday crosswords published in The New York Times. He has authored puzzle books for Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (Harper Collins). John's puzzles have appeared on the back of a Kellogg's cereal box, on the side of a tall building for Metro-North Railroad, in a tree inhabited by Keebler elves, in a keystone for the H. J. Heinz Company, in a heart for Longevity magazine, on an album cover for a rock group, and in a three-page centerfold for Golf Digest.
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Sam Bellotto Jr., author
Sam Bellotto Jr. has been making puzzles professionally since 1979 in the Sunday New York Times Magazine. Today he contributes regularly to all the major crossword puzzle markets, including The New York Times, and also does a weekly crossword feature for high-profile newspapers and magazines.
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