O Canada Crosswords Book 8



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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A puzzle a day keeps the boredom away! And these are no ordinary puzzles. These 75 cleverly themed crosswords include themes like “Prefix-ation,” “Prime Mini$ter$” and “Let it Snow.” Many of the clues use tricky wordplay and are all about Canada: Child of Chibougamau? (enfant). Saturday night live group? (NHL). With Canadian spellings, Canadian perspectives and Canadian topics, the fact that you wear a toque to go to Timmy’s and pay GST on pretty much everything makes you uniquely qualified to solve these puzzles. Drawing on the trademarks of Canadian identity, O Canada Crosswords Book 8 is for every Canadian. Sharpen your pencils and get ready for a good time!

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115 Pages
11in * 8.5in * 0.3in


October 19, 2007


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