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The Crossword Century

100 Years of Witty Wordplay, Ingenious Puzzles, and Linguistic Mischief
Connor, Alan (Book - 2014 )
The Crossword Century
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A British comic writer at The Guardian explores the history of the crossword puzzle, which made its debut in 1913 and went from being considered a menace to productivity to being used to recruit codebreakers by the military.
Authors: Connor, Alan
Title: The crossword century
100 years of witty wordplay, ingenious puzzles, and linguistic mischief
Publisher: New York, New York :, Gotham Books,, [2014]
Characteristics: xi, 191 pages :,illustrations ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Alan Connor
Contents: Genesis
Fad
Jargon
Ancestors
Nina
Fair
Wicked
Alamo
Authorship
Translation
Cant
News
Spooner
Sondheim
Cryptic
Double-crossing
Gaga
Fast
Addiction
Dual
Program
Intelligence
Gumshoe
Simpson
Bug
Plum
A-list
Future
Implement
Summary: A British comic writer at The Guardian explores the history of the crossword puzzle, which made its debut in 1913 and went from being considered a menace to productivity to being used to recruit codebreakers by the military.
ISBN: 1592408583
9781592408580
Branch Call Number: 793.732 C75292c 2014
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-178) and index
Subject Headings: Crossword puzzles History
Topical Term: Crossword puzzles
LCCN: 2014002612
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