The Times 2 Jumbo Crossword Book 8

Author: The Times Mind Games

Publisher: CollinsUK

ISBN: 9780007511983

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 144

View: 797

THE TIMES 2 JUMBO CROSSWORD appears weekly in the Saturday edition of The Times. The puzzles offer the same challenge as The Times2 daily crossword but the larger grid packs an extra punch! The clues are also a little more testing than the daily times2 crossword, to stretch the crossword enthusiast just a bit further, and provide hours of entertainment

The Times 2 Jumbo Crossword Book 12

60 of the WorldâÂeÂ(tm)s Biggest Puzzles from the Times 2

Author: The Times Mind Games,John Grimshaw,Times2

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008214265

Category:

Page: 144

View: 3538

A super-sized challenge for crossword lovers, selected by the times2 Crossword Editor John Grimshaw. This Crossword appears weekly in the Saturday edition of The Times. The puzzles offer the same challenge as The Times2 daily crossword but the larger grid packs an extra punch! The clues are also a little more testing than the daily times2 crossword, to stretch the crossword enthusiast just a bit further, and provide hours of entertainment.

The Times Times2 Jumbo Crossword

Author: John Grimshaw,The Times Mind Games

Publisher: Times Books

ISBN: 9780007491667

Category: Games

Page: 144

View: 3151

The Times2 Jumbo Crossword appears weekly in the Saturday edition of The Times. The puzzles offer the same challenge as The Times2 daily crossword but the larger grid packs an extra punch!The clues are also a little more testing than the daily times2 crossword, to stretch the crossword enthusiast just a bit further, and provide hours of entertainment.

Times 2 Jumbo Crossword

Author: Richard Browne

Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited

ISBN: 9780007122677

Category: Games

Page: 144

View: 5296

The Times Jumbo Crossword appears in the newspaper every Saturday and bank holiday throughout the year. Now, a whole year's worth of jumbo crosswords is gathered together in the first volume of a brand-new crossword book series. Sixty crosswords, each with over 80 cryptic clues, provide a serious challenge to even the most accomplished crossword-solvers.

Times 2 Jumbo Crossword

Author: John Grimshaw

Publisher: Times Books

ISBN: 9780007319282

Category: Games

Page: 144

View: 2165

The Times 2 Jumbo Crossword now appears weekly in the Saturday edition of The Times. It provides a constant alternative to The Times jumbo cryptic crossword.The Times 2 Jumbo Crosswords are intended to be exactly the same type as the normal daily crossword in The Times 2 section with the same mixture of reasonably-challenging but not too recondite words and references.The Times 2 Crossword editor, John Grimshaw, has selected 60 of the best crosswords from The Times to form this enjoyable collection.

USA TODAY Jumbo Puzzle Book

400 Brain Games for Every Day

Author: USA Today

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 0740777513

Category: Games

Page: 480

View: 4033

You can be sitting in the train working on a puzzle but it can take you far away from the everyday. Before you know it you're at your stop or about to pass it. It's not like you were even in the train. It's something different, something removed from the ordinary." --Maki Kaji, Japanese Times The Nation's No. 1 Newspaper offers puzzlesmiths the ultimate cranium compendium boasting five challenging mind teasers. USA TODAY is America's most recognized newspaper reaching more than 5 million people each day. Now, USA TODAY has collected five popular game formats into one book, including: Logic Puzzles, Crossword, Killer Sudoku, and Hitori. Complete with 400 puzzles (that's twice the size of comparable game books), USA TODAY Jumbo Puzzle Book includes an introductory chapter that offers solution tips as well as a concluding chapter that reveals all the answers. Pen and pencil puzzles are big business. According to a national poll by the American Society on Aging, 84 percent of people report that they spend time daily in activities that are good for brain health.

The New York Times Supersized Book of Sunday Crosswords

500 Puzzles

Author: Will Shortz,Eugene T. Maleska

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312361228

Category: Games

Page: 592

View: 3055

The Sunday Crossword of "The New York Times" has been a beloved fixture since its inception in 1942, but "the Holy Grail" of crossword puzzling has always proved intimidating to those not fortified by years of solving experience.

Times T2 Jumbo Crossword

Author: John Grimshaw

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007198351

Category: Games

Page: 143

View: 9378

This is the second in a new series of crossword books published in conjunction with "The Times", featuring 60 jumbo-sized general knowledge crosswords. Each puzzle, with over 80 general-knowledge clues, provides a serious challenge to even the most accomplished crossword-solvers.

The Times Jumbo Cryptic Crossword

Author: Mike Laws

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007127511

Category: Crossword puzzles

Page: 144

View: 3569

A collection of 60 jumbo-sized cryptic crosswords, all of which have originally appeared in the Saturday edition of The Times newspaper. It contains 60 examples of mind-expanding cryptic crosswords, each with more than 50 clues.

The Times Jumbo Cryptic Crossword Book 16

The WorldâÂeÂ(tm)s Most Challenging Cryptic Crossword

Author: The Times Mind Games,Richard Browne

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008228934

Category:

Page: 128

View: 8171

This supremely challenging cryptic collection contains 50 jumbo-sized puzzles, conceived to really challenge your word skills. Selected by The Times' Crossword Editor, Richard Browne, this original collection will challenge even the most experienced crossword buff. The ultimate and only jumbo cryptic crosswords available, these puzzles will allow you to give the grey matter a real workout. With unique grids of 23 x 23 squares (in comparison to the standard 15 x 15 grid), they require serious word power and cryptic puzzling skill. Put your linguistic prowess to the test with these quality puzzles from the Times' crossword writers.

The Times Jumbo Cryptic Crossword Book 15

The World's Most Challenging Cryptic Crossword

Author: The Times The Times Mind Games,Richard Browne

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008136444

Category: Games

Page: 128

View: 3874

This supremely challenging cryptic collection contains 5 jumbo-sized puzzles, conceived to really challenge your word skills.

Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

Author: Joshua B. Freeman

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393246329

Category: History

Page: 464

View: 4186

A sweeping, global history of the rise of the factory and its effects on society. We live in a factory-made world: modern life is built on three centuries of advances in factory production, efficiency, and technology. But giant factories have also fueled our fears about the future since their beginnings, when William Blake called them "dark Satanic mills." Many factories that operated over the last two centuries—such as Homestead, River Rouge, and Foxconn—were known for the labor exploitation and class warfare they engendered, not to mention the environmental devastation caused by factory production from the beginning of the Industrial Revolution up to today. In a major work of scholarship that is also wonderfully accessible, celebrated historian Joshua B. Freeman tells the story of the factory and examines how it has reflected both our dreams and our nightmares of industrialization and social change. He whisks readers from the textile mills in England that powered the Industrial Revolution and the factory towns of New England to the colossal steel and car plants of twentieth-century America, Eastern Europe, and the Soviet Union and on to today’s behemoths making sneakers, toys, and cellphones in China and Vietnam. The giant factory, Freeman shows, led a revolution that transformed human life and the environment. He traces arguments about factories and social progress through such critics and champions as Marx and Engels, Charles Dickens, Alexander Hamilton, Henry Ford, and Joseph Stalin. He chronicles protests against standard industry practices from unions and workers’ rights groups that led to shortened workdays, child labor laws, protection for organized labor, and much more. In Behemoth, Freeman also explores how factories became objects of great wonder that both inspired and horrified artists and writers in their time. He examines representations of factories in the work of Charles Sheeler, Margaret Bourke-White, Charlie Chaplin, Diego Rivera, and Edward Burtynsky. Behemoth tells the grand story of global industry from the Industrial Revolution to the present. It is a magisterial work on factories and the people whose labor made them run. And it offers a piercing perspective on how factories have shaped our societies and the challenges we face now.

Overwhelmed

Work, Love and Play When No One Has The Time

Author: Brigid Schulte

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408826690

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

View: 8998

In her attempts to juggle work and family life, Brigid Schulte has baked cakes until 2 a.m., frantically (but surreptitiously) sent important emails during school trips and then worked long into the night after her children were in bed. Realising she had become someone who constantly burst in late, trailing shoes and schoolbooks and biscuit crumbs, she began to question, like so many of us, whether it is possible to be anything you want to be, have a family and still have time to breathe. So when Schulte met an eminent sociologist who studies time and he told her she enjoyed thirty hours of leisure each week, she thought her head was going to pop off. What followed was a trip down the rabbit hole of busy-ness, a journey to discover why so many of us ?nd it near-impossible to press the 'pause' button on life and what got us here in the ?rst place. Overwhelmed maps the individual, historical, biological and societal stresses that have ripped working mothers' and fathers' leisure to shreds, and asks how it might be possible for us to put the pieces back together. Seeking insights, answers and inspiration, Schulte explores everything from the wiring of the brain and why workplaces are becoming increasingly demanding, to worldwide differences in family policy, how cultural norms shape our experiences at work, our unequal division of labour at home and why it's so hard for everyone ? but women especially ? to feel they deserve an elusive moment of peace.

A People's History of the Vampire Uprising

A Novel

Author: Raymond A. Villareal

Publisher: Mulholland Books

ISBN: 0316561657

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 2845

In this ambitious and wildly original debut--part social-political satire, part international mystery--a new virus turns people into something a bit more than human, upending society as we know it. This panoramic fictional oral history begins with one small mystery: the body of a young woman found in an Arizona border town, presumed to be an illegal immigrant, disappears from the town morgue. To the young CDC investigator called in to consult with the local police, it's an impossibility that threatens her understanding of medicine. Then, more bodies, dead from an inexplicable disease that solidified their blood, are brought to the morgue, only to also vanish. Soon, the U.S. government--and eventually biomedical researchers, disgruntled lawmakers, and even an insurgent faction of the Catholic Church--must come to terms with what they're too late to stop: an epidemic of vampirism that will sweep first the United States, and then the world. With heightened strength and beauty and a stead diet of fresh blood, these changed people, or "Gloamings," rapidly rise to prominence in all aspects of modern society. Soon people are beginning to be "re-created," willingly accepting the risk of death if their bodies can't handle the transformation. As new communities of Gloamings arise, society is divided, and popular Gloaming sites come under threat from a secret terrorist organization. But when a charismatic and wealthy businessman, recently turned, runs for political office--well, all hell breaks loose. Told from the perspective of key players, including a cynical FBI agent, an audacious campaign manager, and a war veteran turned nurse turned secret operative, A People's History of the Vampire Uprising is an exhilarating, genre-bending debut that is as addictive as the power it describes.

The Times Quick Cryptic Crossword Book 1

Author: The Times Mind Games,Richard Rogan

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008139810

Category:

Page: 192

View: 7088

A brand new series of 80 puzzles from The Times adapting the cryptic puzzle for those with a hectic lifestyle and schedule. Ideal for those starting out with cryptic crosswords, and those who'd like to tackle the main puzzle but feel daunted, or who can perhaps only solve a handful of clues. Appearing Monday to Friday in the puzzle pages of Times2, this crossword has a reduced 13x13 grid size and reduced difficulty too, the intention being to encourage people to take their first steps in tackling cryptic crosswords. And also to cater for those of us who have limited time to devote to our favourite pastime and need a ready-made set of puzzles that is solvable in a short space of time. In addition to the 80 puzzles there is a sample Quick Cryptic followed by a list of answers with detailed explanations of all the clues. All other solutions, should they be needed, are at the back of the book as usual!

The Times 2 Crossword Book 17

Author: The Times Mind Games

Publisher: TimesBksUK

ISBN: 9780007491681

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 192

View: 6046

Covering a wide range of topics, from geography to literature, history and culture, this collection will test both your general knowledge and your wordpower. Compiled by the Times2 Crossword Editor John Grimshaw, these quick accessible puzzles are utterly absorbing and addictive, yet concise enough to be done on the move. Quality is paramount to THE TIMES' crosswords, with clues that are satisfyingly tough, but accurate. This new collection is no different, providing hours of crossword enjoyment and stimulation.

The Times Cryptic Crossword Book 21

Author: The Times Mind Games,Richard Browne

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780008173883

Category:

Page: 192

View: 2555

The Times Cryptic Crossword is the most famous in the world. Test your word power with this classic collection of 100 cryptic puzzles compiled by the former Editor of The Times Crossword. The latest book in this exciting series continues the tradition of providing authoritative, challenging Cryptic Crossword, offering an enjoyable and stimulating way to while away your free time. Addictive, taxing and compelling, The Times Cryptic Crossword Book 21 is packed with 100 high-quality puzzles chosen by the former Times Crossword Editor Richard Browne.

Su Doku

Author: Lydia Ade,Noah Hearle

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 000731969X

Category: Games

Page: 256

View: 5178

This sixth and toughest addition to the successful Times Killer Su Doku series will test your skills to the limit, adding the challenge of arithmetic and taking Su Doku to a new and even deadlier level of difficulty. The puzzles use the same 9x9 grid as Su Doku but with an added mathematical challenge. The aim is not only to complete every row, column and cube so that it contains the digits 1-9, it is also necessary to ensure that the outlined cubes add up to the same number as well. With 150 new Tough and Deadly Killer Su Doku puzzles, there is no chance to ease yourself in with easy puzzles. For those who like to live dangerously and push beyond their mental comfort zone, steel yourself for The Times' toughest collection yet.

The Times Cryptic Crossword

80 of the World's Most Famous Crossword Puzzles

Author: The Times Mind Games,Richard Browne

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780007517824

Category: Games

Page: 190

View: 7141

The Times Crossword is the most famous in the world. Test your wordpower with this classic collection of 80 cryptic puzzles compiled by the Editor of The Times Crossword. The eighteenth book in this excellent series continues the tradition of providing authoritative, challenging crosswords which offer an enjoyable and stimulating way to spend your time. Building on the enormous success of previous titles in the series, The Times Cryptic Crossword Book 18 is packed with 80 high-quality puzzles chosen by the Times Crossword Editor Richard Browne. Previously published as The Times Crossword book 18.

The Times Codeword

150 Cracking Logic Puzzles

Author: Puzzler Media

Publisher: Times Books

ISBN: 9780007368198

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 192

View: 1761

A second addictive compendium of brand new puzzles that rely on patience, logic, and ingenuity to crack the code The perfect alternative to knowledge-based crosswords and number-crunching sudokus, Codeword is an utterly addictive puzzle designed to test word power and logic. The concept is simple. Each number represents a letter; puzzle-crackers must use a base of solved letters to unveil more letters, form words, and then crack the code. This compelling collection contains 150 new puzzles ranked in increasing levels of difficulty, making this the perfect introductory volume for novices.