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Pencil Games: Crosswords, Sudoku, Brain Teasers & more!

crosswordThere are pencil game activities for all ages and levels of skill! 

Don't forget the dictionaries...

 

Puzzlelopedia: Mind-Bending, Brain-Teasing Word Games, Picture Puzzles, Mazes, and More! (Kids Puzzle Book, Activity Book, Fun Puzzles) Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9780761172208
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - August 20th, 2019

An A-Z collection of more than 200 quirky, brain-bending, endlessly fun, and unusually unusual puzzles for kids aged 8-12.
 

All you need are a sharp pencil and sharper wits!


Merriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780877798194
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Published: Merriam-Webster, Inc - July 1st, 2015

New Edition Created especially for crossword puzzle lovers. More than 340,000 clues and answer words with over 20,000 new words. Organized alphabetically, by number of letters, and by common categories. New answer and clue words include: freegan, goji, pho and tweep. Comprehensive coverage of "crosswordese"-the words people and place-names most encountered by puzzlers.


Crossword Lists and Crossword Solver Cover Image
By Anne Stibbs Kerr (Editor)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781472968050
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Published: Bloomsbury Information - October 22nd, 2019

This reference provides crossword puzzlers with an aid to successful crossword completion. Over 100,000 potential solutions include technical terms, place names, and compound expressions.


The Great Book of Sudoku Cover Image
By Arcturus Publishing (Created by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781788287265
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Sirius Entertainment - May 1st, 2018

Packed with more than 300 puzzles and solutions, The Bumper Book of Sudoku is suitable for Sudoku fans of all ability levels.


Kakuro U: Senior Year Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9781454929758
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Published: Puzzlewright - October 2nd, 2018

Logical thinking + simple addition = KAKURO It's a terrific type of puzzle for stretching your mental muscle.

Every one of these puzzles offers a challenge They're all difficult, right from the start--and they just keep getting harder. Are you up for it?


Can I Have a Word?: A Fun Guide to Winning Word Games Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781472143129
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Published: Robinson - October 1st, 2019

Can I Have a Word? is the ultimate strategy book for word-game lovers. It introduces the reader to a host of weird and wacky words that will not only help them to become better word-game players but also enhance their enjoyment of competing. It covers key word-game themes, the mastery of which is vital for success, such as: - Two- and three-letter words


Sudoku Puzzles for a Road Trip, 6 Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9781454931621
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Published: Puzzlewright Junior - May 7th, 2019

ROAD TRIP These expertly crafted sudoku will provide hours of fun for kids on the go.

These 77 puzzles will introduce kids to the challenging and rewarding fun of sudoku. With its fresh look, this new Puzzlewright Junior book is sure to be popular with any child.


Sudoku Puzzles for the Weekend, Volume 5 Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9781454931638
Availability: Hard to Find (may be out of print - email to check availability)
Published: Puzzlewright Junior - January 1st, 2019

Have a weekend full of fun with these 77 sudoku puzzles

These 77 puzzles will introduce kids to the challenging and rewarding fun of sudoku. With its fresh look, this new Puzzlewright Junior book is sure to be popular with any child.


Crossword Puzzles for Bright Kids, 5 Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9781454930532
Availability: Hard to Find (may be out of print - email to check availability)
Published: Puzzlewright Junior - May 1st, 2018

Great for trips, rainy days, or downtime, these expertly crafted crosswords from Puzzlewright Junior are just right for bright kids

Young wordsmiths will have fun working on these 40 crosswords, made just for kids beginning to solve puzzles.


Word Search Puzzles for the Weekend, 5 Cover Image
$6.95
ISBN: 9781454931652
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Published: Puzzlewright Junior - January 1st, 2019

When school's out for the weekend, these word searches--created by the expert editors at Puzzlewright--will keep kids entertained

Children love to do word searches--and these rewarding puzzles help develop their language and reading skills too Each book contains 58 puzzles for hours of fun.


Hangman Puzzles for Your Backpack Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781454935728
Availability: Special Order (email to check availability)
Published: Puzzlewright Junior - October 1st, 2019

Stuff this collection of expertly crafted and age-appropriate hangman puzzles in your backpack . . . and have fun on the go

Play hangman anytime you want with these 93 entertaining puzzles. Each one lists the 26 letters of the alphabet: choose the letter you think is in the phrase, scratch it off, and see if it's used. Make sure to solve the puzzle before you run out of turns.


Jumbo Pad of Word Puzzles (Highlights Jumbo Books & Pads) Cover Image
By Highlights (Created by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781684376544
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Published: Highlights Press - October 1st, 2019

This 256-page jumbo pad is jam-packed with more than 120 different kinds of word puzzles, including word searches, crosswords, riddles, codes, and logic puzzles, with tear-out sheets that are easy to share.


Super Great Grab a Pencil Large Print Crosswords Cover Image
By Richard Manchester (Editor)
$13.95
ISBN: 9780884867333
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Bristol Park Books - February 4th, 2020

Crosswords in LARGE PRINT? Now that sounds perfect for puzzle addicts of all ages and abilities Here you will find 180 challenging puzzles that will help boost your brain power while remaining easy on your eyes. Puzzles range in difficulty from the ego booster (well, not too easy) to the dauntingly difficult. Want more?


Blockbuster Book of Crosswords 6, 6 Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781454935452
Availability: Special Order (email to check availability)
Published: Puzzlewright - April 7th, 2020

This giant crossword collection provides puzzle lovers with hours of fun--at a bargain.


Easy as Falling Off a Log Crosswords (Easy Crosswords) Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781454934226
Availability: Backordered (email to check availability)
Published: Puzzlewright - November 5th, 2019

Take it easy, with this collection of 72 daily-sized themed crosswords.

Not every puzzle needs to break your brain--and here are 72 gentle challenges you'll really fall for Every crossword has a theme and features common words, phrases, and names. The clues are on the easy side, too, so you can finish each puzzle with confidence. They're perfect for winding down after a hard day.


The Wall Street Journal Blue-Chip Daily Crosswords, 1: 72 Aaa-Rated Puzzles Cover Image
By Mike Shenk (Editor)
$8.95
ISBN: 9781454928676
Availability: Backordered (email to check availability)
Published: Puzzlewright - October 2nd, 2018

A fun collection of daily crosswords from The Wall Street Journal--edited by Mike Shenk, a legend among puzzle fans


The Wall Street Journal Premium Daily Crosswords, 3: 72 Aaa-Rated Puzzles Cover Image
By Mike Shenk (Editor)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781454929536
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)
Published: Puzzlewright - October 1st, 2019

A fun collection of daily crosswords from The Wall Street Journal--edited by Mike Shenk, a legend among puzzle fans


The Wall Street Journal Premium Sunday Crosswords, 4: 72 Aaa-Rated Puzzles Cover Image
By Mike Shenk (Editor)
$10.95
ISBN: 9781454929543
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Puzzlewright - October 1st, 2019

A fun collection of Sunday-size crosswords from The Wall Street Journal--edited by Mike Shenk, a legend among puzzle fans

Sunday is funday with these 72 challenging crosswords, appearing for the first time in book form They're all created by a roster of the nation's best constructors and sure to add lots of puzzle-solving entertainment to your weekend.


The New York Times Classic Crossword Puzzles (Black and White): 100 Puzzles Edited by Will Shortz Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250623546
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 6th, 2020

The New York Times Classic Crossword Puzzles is the perfect gift for any crossword lover! This deluxe collection is a sturdy hardcover volume with high-quality paper and removable cover band.


More Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! Crossword Puzzles Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781797202044
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: Chronicle Books - September 8th, 2020

Filled with clues from NPR's popular news quiz show, Wait, Wait . . . Don't Tell Me!, this collection features 80 new crossword puzzles, perfect for every fan who's been itching to put their own trivia powers to the test!With a foreword by your host Peter Sagal, More Wait, Wait . . . Don't Tell Me!


The New York Times Strictly Medium Crossword Puzzles: 200 Medium Puzzles Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250781758
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 2nd, 2021

The mid-level collection of a new trio of easy, medium, and hard crossword puzzle books from The New York Times, edited by Will Shortz

If you crave the pun-filled wordplay that comes with the New York Times' tricky Wednesday and Thursday puzzles, you've met your match with this collection of 200 medium-level crosswords.


The New York Times Simply Easy Crossword Puzzles: 200 Easy Puzzles Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781250781741
Availability: Usually Available in 3-7 Days
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 2nd, 2021

The beginner's collection of a new trio of easy, medium, and hard crossword puzzle books from The New York Times, edited by Will Shortz

If you love to relax with the New York Times' easiest puzzles, you'll be right at home with this collection of 200 Monday and Tuesday crosswords.

- 200 of the easiest puzzles from the Times


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