Brain-busting, mind-bending, hair-tearing fun from one of America's top puzzle makers!
Other kinds of puzzles go in and out of fashion—but crosswords are a perennial favorite with all ages, and one of the best ways to keep the mind and memory sharp. And with more than 100 themed puzzles, this collection provides solvers with a smoking’ hot mental workout as they tackle such crosswords as “All in the Family,” “Award to the Wise,” “Bond Baddies,” “Govern Meant,” and “PC Shakespeare.”
What they’re saying about Terry:
“Terry Stickels’ puzzles are perfect brain stimulators for young and old alike. They’re fresh, varied, and well thought-out and they build problem-solving skills that are useful both academically and in everyday life.”
Crossword Editor, The New York Times
“Terry Stickels has joined the ranks of top popularizers of mathematical problems. His puzzle collections are highly recommended for their novel approaches and fresh ideas.”
and Past Editor of Scientific American’s “Recreational Mathematics” Column
“Terry Stickels is one of the most gifted puzzle writers, authors, and speakers it has been my pleasure to know. He has generously provided us with his time and talents in creating unique and challenging material for our MENSA projects.”
National Marketing Director, MENSA
Look Inside the Book:
Author & Illustrator Bios:Terry Stickels, author
Terry Stickels is well-known for his three internationally syndicated columns. Frame Games™ and Stickdoku™, seen in USA WEEKEND magazine, are read by over 48 million people in six hundred newspapers weekly. He concurrently writes “Sticklers” for King Features, appearing in over two hundred newspapers daily, including the Washington Post, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Denver Post, and the Toronto Star. He also is the featured puzzle columnist for the Guardian, London’s largest newspaper. In addition, Terry finds time to write books for both adults and children and do motivational speaking.
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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. Bellotto's company, Crossdown, develops word puzzle computer games and software as well as the puzzles themselves. Crossdown has garnered the top People's Choice Award from the Educational Software Cooperative (ESC) four times between 1998 and 2004.
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