O Canada Crosswords Book 21

By (author): Gwen Sjogren



Gwen Sjogren

Gwen Sjogren has earned the esteem of crossword fans by designing over 1,400 puzzles for her 19 crossword editions, with lifetime sales of over 100,000 books. Focusing on intriguing themes, wordplay and as much Canadiana as she can pack in, Sjogren has designed the last thirteen O Canada Crosswords collections. Originally from Hamilton, Ontario, Gwen lives in Calgary, Alberta. She’s been a guest on many radio shows and featured in newspaper articles.


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Nightwood Editions is proud to present its annual O Canada Crosswords release with Gwen Sjogren’s tenth book in the series, which features 100 puzzles and over 12,600 clues. If you’re counting, 23.5 percent of the clues focus on Canadian references, and you can depend 100 percent on Sjogren’s usual mix of witty wordplay and unique themes. Here’s a taste to wet your whistle:

AnimalsHorsing Around & Coming out of Their Shells

FoodI’m Stuffed & Cropping Up

HolidaysSanta Claus Is Coming & Yummy Yuletide

PunsHockey Hall of Blame & Piracy?

RoyaltyThe Queen’s English & Put Up Your Dukes

Sports – Good Sports & Puttering Around

TVIs There a Doctor in the House? & Channel Surfing

Seven of the forty-six Canada Cornucopia puzzles offer the challenge of no fill-in-the-blank clues. And in the fifty-four themed puzzles, Sjogren makes a meal of new Canadiana, including cartoonists, stamps, money and geographical references from across the country. So if you’re hungry for some brainteasing trivia, take a bite out of O Canada Crosswords Book 21!

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232 Pages
11in * 8.5in


October 17, 2020

City of Publication:

Madeira Park


Nightwood Editions



Book Subjects:

GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Crosswords / General

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