O Canada Crosswords Book 10



Barbara Olson

Barbara Olson’s love of words has led her to earn a degree in French translation, to write a newspaper column on the joys and pitfalls of the English language, and most recently, to construct crossword puzzles. Her puzzles have appeared in Saturday Night Magazine, The Toronto Sun, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and have been syndicated to hundreds of websites and publications across the continent. Barbara lives in Nelson, British Columbia.


Dave Macleod

Born of Canadian parents in Princeton, New Jersey, Dave Macleod’s awareness of the cultural differences between the two countries began at an early age. He moved to Canada in 1975 to study forestry, and in his spare time he learned to construct crossword puzzles. His puzzles have appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times and other newspapers. Dave lives in Nelson, BC.


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This is the tenth book in the bestselling O Canada Crosswords series. This new volume offers 50 new cleverly-themed puzzles featuring snappy titles, tricky wordplay and other tests of mental agility. As usual there is plenty of Canadian flavour to make the Canuck solver feel right at home.New puzzles include:Monkey BusinessWorking for CNDon’t Bother MeThe Fat Lady Sings Sample clues:Grey areas? = ROOTSThat’s a moray = EELHorton with a chain = TIMLove handle? = DEAR

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120 Pages
11in * 8.5in * 0.25in


September 10, 2009


Nightwood Editions



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