The Crossword Obsession : The History and Love of the World's Most Popular Pastime

The Crossword Obsession : The History and Love of the World's Most Popular Pastime

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  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780425186824
  • DDC分類 793

Table of Contents

  Square One                                       1  (38)
A Passion for Puzzles 3 (5)
Black and White Ball 8 (5)
Meanwhile, Across the Atlantic 13 (3)
Continuing Innovations in the States 16 (13)
Crossworders Remember Margaret Farrar 17 (3)
Crossworders Remember Will Weng 20 (2)
Crossworders Remember Eugene T. Maleska 22 (7)
The New Wave of Crossword Puzzling 29 (9)
Crossworders on the New Wave 30 (5)
Crossworders on Will Shortz 35 (3)
Puzzle Answers 38 (1)
Game Wardens 39 (104)
Square Roots 41 (7)
Crossroads 48 (5)
To Market, to Market 53 (9)
The Wrong Stuff 62 (10)
With a Little Help from My Friends 72 (9)
Dollars and Sense 81 (3)
Don't Give Up Your Day Job 84 (2)
Extended Play 86 (3)
Code Names 89 (3)
Trend Spotting 92 (3)
A World of Good 95 (12)
Sunday Best 107(7)
Like Minded 114(3)
Crossfire 117(4)
Loaded Questions 121(4)
Editorial Department 125(18)
Winning Hands 143(44)
Solvers' Say 147(1)
The Write Stuff 148(1)
Frame of Reference 149(2)
Practice Makes Perfect 151(5)
Beat the Clock 156(2)
Favorites 158(1)
The Good Stuff 159(1)
Bad Examples 160(2)
Construction Crew 162(4)
Good Advice 166(3)
Puzzling It Out 169(4)
Stiff Competition 173(7)
Star-Crossed 180(7)
Construction Paper 187(72)
Basic Training 190(12)
Ground Rules 202(1)
Standards and Practices 203(1)
Gridlock 204(2)
Square Deal 206(1)
Theme Park 207(6)
Inspiration Point 213(7)
Filling Station 220(6)
Bad Fill 226(1)
Merl Reagle
Get a Clue 227(3)
The Best from the Rest 230(1)
I Submit to You 230(2)
Workers' Compensation (?) 232(1)
The Basic Rules of Crossword Construction 233(3)
Will Shortz
The New York Times Crossword 234(2)
Specifications
Screen Gems 236(6)
A Conversation with Antony Lewis, Author of 242(1)
Crossword Compiler
A Conversation with Sam Bellotto, Jr., 243(1)
Author of Crossdown
Timing Is Everything 244(4)
Stock Exchange 248(3)
Clue Me In 251(4)
Editors' Say 255(4)
Level Best 259(50)
Untitled 260(2)
Nancy Joline
Untitled 262(2)
Rich Norris
Double Croakers 264(2)
Gayle Dean
Time's Up 266(2)
Manny Nosowsky
T Party 268(2)
S. E. Booker
Workers 270(2)
Nancy Salomon
What's Up, Doc? 272(2)
Arthur S. Verdesca
Screamingly Obvious Jeopardy! 274(2)
Merl Reagle
Something Different 276(2)
Trip Payne
Election Day Puzzle, 1996 278(2)
Jeremiah Farrell
Night Lights 280(2)
Eric Albert
Groundhog Day Puzzle 282(2)
Bob
Sharon Klahn
Done with Fiction 284(2)
Sue Tilly
Jackie Westers
How to Solve Cryptic Crosswords 286(2)
Emily Cox
Henry Rathvon
Untitled 288(2)
Cox Rathvon
Puns & Anagrams 290(2)
Mel Taub
Chain Letters 292(2)
Coral Amende
Letter Gammon 294(2)
Coral Amende
Puzzle Answers 296(13)
APPENDICES: TOOLS OF THE TRADE 309(34)
The Crossworder's Bookshelf 311(10)
Suggested Reading 321(4)
'Net Worth 325(12)
Electric Avenues 337(6)
GLOSSARY 343(8)
QUICK QUIZZES 351(6)
Bob Klahn
Quiz Answers 353(2)
Klahn's Complete List 355(2)
Constructor/Editor Biographies 357