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Collins Bradford's Crossword Solver's Dictionary

Anne R. Bradford

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14 November 2018
Dictionaries; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Crosswords
The number one bestseller This latest edition of the much-loved Bradford's offers even more. Available in a jacketed hardback with a clear text design and quality paper, this book is durable and easy to use, specially designed for the book to lay open on the page you need. You will never again be short of answers to crossword clues.

A unique type of crossword dictionary having been compiled and crafted by a single author based on more than 58 years' experience of crossword solving. Every word in this dictionary has appeared as a solution to a real crossword clue. Previous readers have found this book an invaluable reference work for both cryptic and quick crosswords, and new users will be quickly converted!

* The number one bestselling crossword dictionary * Solve cryptic and quick crosswords with over 310,000 solutions * Recognize words used in cryptic crossword clues which indicate that the answer is an anagram, pun, or word play * Learn about different types of cryptic clues * Get instant access to vocabulary lists, with themed panels arranged by length and then alphabetically * Printed on quality paper which makes the book stay open flat at a page
By:   Anne R. Bradford
Imprint:   Times
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   7th Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 258mm,  Width: 168mm,  Spine: 49mm
Weight:   1.500kg
ISBN:   9780008298142
ISBN 10:   0008298149
Pages:   928
Publication Date:   14 November 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Anne Bradford has been compiling her Crossword Solver's Dictionary since 1957, and regularly publishes new editions. She devotes a considerable time each day to solving crosswords, and notes, on average, 150 words a week. She is an active member of the Crossword Club and also sets crosswords. She lives in London.

Reviews for Collins Bradford's Crossword Solver's Dictionary

'I've been doing crosswords for over 60 years - but I still can't do without my companion - Anne Bradford's Crossword Solver's Dictionary' - Colin Dexter 'Truly indispensable' - Derek Harrison, The Crossword Centre 'This book is rarely out of my sight; need I say more?' - Aragon, The Times '... a comprehensive and invaluable tool for all solvers and setters alike' - Rufus, Guardian 'An unrivalled and dependable companion for all serious setters and solvers' - Azed, Observer 'A treasure store for anyone who loves words ... I think it's amazing' - Araucaria, Guardian 'The crossword setter's Holy Grail, a must-have for all cruciverbalists ... [and] ... lovers of crosswords' - Mawby, Daily Telegraph 'When I'm stuck on a puzzle... I tend to turn not to a thesaurus but to Bradford's Crossword Solver's Dictionary' - Alan Connor, Guardian


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