Chambers crossword dictionary

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Chambers,
Pub. Date:
2000.
Language:
English
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This crossword dictionary is for solvers and lovers of crosswords of all kinds. Compiled from Chambers' extensive wordlists and databases, this book includes over 290,000 words arranged into over 15,000 'one-stop' entries combining lexical synonyms and reference lists. Thousands of reference lists cover a wide range of the proper names, place names and miscellaneous items that may occur in crossword solutions. Also covered are cryptic crosswords, anagram indicators, and understanding clues. Special features: Over 290,000 words, over 290,000 solutions. Compiled from Chambers' extensive wordlists and databases, and with advice from a team of top crossword setters and solvers. Unique 'one-stop' entries combine sections for lexical synonyms and for reference wordlists. All wordlists are arranged alphabetically and by word length to make finding solutions easier. Over 15,000 reference words covering a wide range of the people and places whose names may occur in crossword solutions. Useful introduction covers how cryptic crossword setters compile crossword puzzles, and a summary of key words used in clues, including words which indicate that the solution is an anagram of one or more words in the clue.
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