From the Dust Jacket
Here is the perfect tool for crossword puzzle fans who are searching for the elusive word that FITS. Its 200,000 definitions are printed in large, clear type. This concise reference tool is easier to use than a conventional dictionary because it is especially designed for use with crossword puzzles and other word games. With this dictionary, you will have at your fingertips a book whose function is to complement rather than compete with the dictionary. The make-up of the volume is one that will appeal to the interested user. It is divided into categories. The word finder contains two, three and four letter words. The subject matter section is divided into such categories as: prefixes, religious terms, presidents, and weights and measures. The definition section contains such entries as: “rivet-BOLT, FASTEN.” An introduction precedes these sections and also includes helpful hints on the book’s use. The numerous words include seldom-used ones that are likely to baffle the most ardent puzzle fan. Millions of hours of fun for puzzle addicts are ahead for those who make use of this volume.
Complete Crossword Dictionary compiled by Philip J. Montamble and edited by Leila B. Gemme. From Galahad Books with 1972 copyright. The ISBN is 0-88365-149-1. This hardcover book measures about 8-3/4″ x 5-3/4″ and has 448 numbered pages.
Enlarge the photo for better view. Some edge wear on the dust jacket. The boards are in very good condition. The pages are toning naturally from age but are otherwise as new. No names or other markings found. Stored in and ships from clean, smoke-free home.
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