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Crosswords for Seniors For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-55537-8
384 pages
August 2009
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A puzzle-packed guide tailored to the interests of the older generation

Are you over the age of 55? Looking for some great crossword puzzles? Better yet, how about a collection of crosswords that is tailored to your interests? Look no further. Crosswords For Seniors For Dummies fits the bill.

This compilation of challenging and entertaining crossword puzzles is perfect for you if you want to challenge your brain, preserve mental fitness-and are just looking for some fun! It's a known fact that keeping the mind active and healthy can reduce the risk of such conditions as dementia; plus, puzzles have been proven to strengthen memory and mind function.

  • Helps you maintain an active and productive mind by providing fun games designed to stimulate the brain
  • Uses large print for easy reading
  • Contains 150 puzzles arranged from easy to difficult that are specifically designed to pique the interest of those over 55
  • Timothy E. Parker is the Senior Crossword Puzzle Editor of USA Today Crosswords and the "World's Most Syndicated Puzzle Compiler" according to Guinness World Records

So keep your mind sharp while you have a great time with Crosswords For Seniors For Dummies!

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Table of Contents


Part I: Crossword Strategies and Brain Benefits.

Chapter 1: Completing the Grid: How to Solve a Crossword.

Chapter 2: Staying Sharp: Giving Your Brain a Workout.

Part II: Tackling the Puzzles.

Chapter 3: Tackling the Puzzles.

Part III: Checking the Solutions.

Chapter 4: Checking the Solutions.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 5: Ten Tricks for Successfully Tackling the Trickiest Puzzles.

Chapter 6: Ten Web Resources to Try When You're Stuck.

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Author Information

Timothy E. Parker is the "World's Most Syndicated Puzzle Compiler" according to Guinness World Records. He is also the creator and senior editor of the Universal Crossword, the Internet's most popular crossword puzzle since 1998, and the author of the annual bestselling USA Today Crossword Calendar.
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