Wordplay : The Official Companion Book

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Wordplay : The Official Companion Book

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<p>Think Inside the Box!<br />Solve Puzzles from the Hit Movie, Learn to Construct Your Own Crosswords, and Much More</p> <p>&quot;Irresistible...punsters, linguists, and crossword puzzle fanatics everywhere couldn't ask for a more bracing tribute.... Buoyant and exhilaratingly brainy.&quot; <br /><i>---Variety </i>on the movie<i> Wordplay</i></p> <p>Are you a crossword fan? Or have you always wondered about the appeal of these puzzles but never tried them yourself? With the premiere of<i> Wordplay, </i> a documentary about crossword puzzles, legendary<i> New York Times </i>puzzle editor Will Shortz, and the legions of solvers who devour his creations, here's your chance to become a part of the puzzle craze!<br />- Featuring some of the greatest puzzles from<i> The New York Times </i>and the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament<br />- With an introduction by Will Shortz; the story of how he created the famous &quot;Wordplay&quot; crossword from constructor Merl Reagle; the inside crossword dope from Jon Stewart, Ken Burns, and others; and the inside story of the movie's creation from producer Christine O'Malley and director Patrick Creadon<br />- Learn how to create your own crossword; read what Bill Clinton and Bob Dole thought of the famous 1996 &quot;Election Day&quot; crossword; try the only<i> New York Times </i>crossword that can't be solved completely with a regular pen or pencil (hint: it features the Indigo Girls), and much more!</p> <p>&quot;<i>Wordplay </i>[has] potential to capture the commercial audience that made hits out of documentaries such as<i> Spellbound </i>and<i> Mad Hot Ballroom.</i>&quot;<br />---Associated Press</p>

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