Introducing Crosswordese: The Weird and Wonderful Language of Crossword Puzzles
Unveiling the Enigmatic World of Crossword Puzzles
Crosswordese – Unlocking Puzzling Pleasures
“Crosswordese in all its glory has never been so entertaining!”—Will Shortz
Welcome to the captivating universe of Crosswordese! Get ready to embark on a journey through the mysterious and fascinating language of crossword puzzles with our latest masterpiece, “Crosswordese: The Weird and Wonderful Language of Crossword Puzzles.”
Discover the Unique Lexicon of Crossword Puzzles:
Crossword puzzles have their language, a quirky and delightful lexicon that has evolved through the ages. In this entertaining guide, author David Bukszpan unravels the intricacies of grid lingo, offering insights into its history from antiquity to the contemporary era of LOL and LIZZO.
More Than Just a Lexicon:
Far beyond being a mere crossword puzzle lexicon, “Crosswordese” is a treasure trove of fun entries. Dive into rich sections covering puzzle clues and answers from pop culture, sports, science, and more. Each chapter includes an exclusive puzzle crafted by the author, making it the perfect gift for novices and a rewarding experience for crossword veterans.
“Crosswordese” goes beyond the puzzles themselves, offering a deeper understanding of the history and trivia behind the terms and clues you love. It’s a must-have for those hooked on crosswords and eager to enhance their linguistic prowess.
The Crossword Moment:
In an era where crossword puzzles are hotter than ever, this readable and entertaining guide is your passport to speaking the language and elevating your game. Whether you tackle puzzles in The New York Times, The New Yorker, or on smartphone apps, “Crosswordese” is your companion to this golden age of crosswordese.
Packed with Information:
The cleverly written text delivers answers and clues seamlessly, accompanied by trivia-rich chapters covering various subjects like food, travel, music, movies, and more.
For Beginners, Experts, and Word Nerds Alike:
Perfect for all skill levels, “Crosswordese” is a boon for beginners and a deep dive for veterans. Even language enthusiasts who aren’t puzzle fanatics will find plenty to say “AHA” about.
Dip In and Out:
Structured for easy use, the book spotlights common and cryptic crosswordese, from Latin terms to coffee words, sports lingo to Simpsons characters, and phrases like DOH [Homeric interjection?] and OOF [Gut reaction?].
As a special treat, the author has created a dozen puzzles based on the book’s content, providing a hands-on experience for readers to apply their newfound knowledge.
- Gift or self-purchase for crossword puzzlers of all skill levels
- Lovers of Scrabble, Wordle, Bananagrams, Words with Friends, and all varieties of word and brain games
- Pairing with crossword puzzle books for adults as a birthday, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, or any special occasion gift for word nerds and language enthusiasts
- Going offline to enjoy some classic screen-free crossword fun
Made from: Paper
Measurements: 8.3″ L x 6.3″ W x 1″ H; 288 pages
Ready to embark on a linguistic adventure? Grab your copy of “Crosswordese” now at Robert Kline Art and unravel the weird and wonderful language of crossword puzzles!