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.
'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