The first crossword puzzle appeared 100 years ago, and what better way to celebrate than with 100 puzzles from the nation's top constructors? Grouped by decade, the puzzles range from the sublime--Lindbergh's solo flight across the Atlantic--to the ridiculous--2004's Super Bowl "wardrobe malfunction." Aficionados of crosswords and of history alike will delight in this centenary collection of puzzles.
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About the Author
Peter Gordon is the Editorial Director of Puzzlewright Press. His crosswords have appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, Newsday, and numerous puzzle magazines, including Games, where he was an editor for seven years. Gordon was a member of the winning US teams at the 1990 International Crossword Marathon in Bjelovar, Yugoslavia. His titles include Hall of Fame Crosswords, Yahtzee Scratch & Play, Match Wits With Mensa: Test Your Trivia Smarts, and Verbiage for the Verbose; he is also the coauthor of Solitaire Battleships, Scrabble-doku, and the Puzzlewright Guide to Solving Sudoku. He writes a weekly current-events crossword for The Week.
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100 Years, 100 Crosswords: Celebrating the Crossword's Centennial based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
great themes and challenging puzzles!
Really enjoyed the concept. Can't put it down.