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Thinking Inside the Box
Adventures With Crosswords and the Puzzling People Who Can't Live Without Them
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Jason Rosenhouse | Games for your Mind: The History and Future of Logic Puzzles
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This recording is presented by Princeton Public Library. Jason Rosenhouse, professor of mathematics at James Madison University, discusses his recently published book as well as the history and future of logic puzzles. This recording is presented by Princeton Public Library. Jason Rosenhouse, professor of mathematics at James Madison University, discusses his recently published book as well as the history and future of logic puzzles. Show less
The Will Shortz Collection | Hoopla
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Will Shortz, NPR Puzzlemaster and crossword puzzle editor for the New York Times, offers a series of puzzles and games to test the mind. Will Shortz, NPR Puzzlemaster and crossword puzzle editor for the New York Times, offers a series of puzzles and games to test the mind. Show less
My Best Mathematical and Logic Puzzles by Martin Gardner | Hoopla
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"The noted expert and longtime author of Scientific American's Mathematical Games column selects 70 of his favorite "short" puzzles. Enthus...Show more "The noted expert and longtime author of Scientific American's Mathematical Games column selects 70 of his favorite "short" puzzles. Enthusiasts can challenge their skills with such mind-bogglers as The Returning Explorer, The Mutilated Chessboard, Scrambled Box Tops, Bronx vs. Brooklyn, and dozens more involving logic and basic math. Complete solutions included." Show less
Bletchley Park IQ Puzzles | Hoopla
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"This collection of challenging and satisfying IQ puzzles forms part of a series of books produced by the Bletchley Park Trust. During World War Two,...Show more "This collection of challenging and satisfying IQ puzzles forms part of a series of books produced by the Bletchley Park Trust. During World War Two, Bletchley Park was the workplace for thousands of people whose job it was to read the encrypted messages of its enemies. Towards the end of 1941, a crossword puzzle competition was organised by The Daily Telegraph. The challenge was to complete the puzzle in under twelve minutes. A number of the competitors were subsequently invited to take part in intelligence work at Bletchley Park, and puzzles and codebreaking have been linked in the public mind ever since." Show less
The Literary Pocket Puzzle Book by Neil Somerville | Hoopla
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"The Literary Pocket Puzzle Book offers puzzles of varying difficulty levels and literary themes that will amuse, excite, and inform. This handy, por...Show more "The Literary Pocket Puzzle Book offers puzzles of varying difficulty levels and literary themes that will amuse, excite, and inform. This handy, portable pocket-sized book features 120 craft conundrums that will keep you scratching your head over famous author pen names and obscure literary terms". Show less
Murder Most Puzzling by Stephanie von Reiswitz | Hoopla
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"Murder Most Puzzling is a gorgeous and witty book that invites readers to play detective and solve a series of absorbing, murder-mystery-themed puzz...Show more "Murder Most Puzzling is a gorgeous and witty book that invites readers to play detective and solve a series of absorbing, murder-mystery-themed puzzles. Readers are cast as the faithful sidekick to amateur sleuth Medea Thorne in order to solve 20 puzzling cases." Show less
The Curious History of the Riddle by Marcel Danesi | Hoopla
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"The Curious History of the Riddle investigates the fascinating origin and history of the riddle, from the very first riddle (the Riddle of the Sphin...Show more "The Curious History of the Riddle investigates the fascinating origin and history of the riddle, from the very first riddle (the Riddle of the Sphinx) to the twenty-first century, with riddles found in pop culture, including movies, books, and video games." Show less
Puzzles and Words by David Astle | Hoopla
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"With more than 400 word stories and 160 original brainteasers, this collection has something to keep all ages amused for hours. From agenda to zumba...Show more "With more than 400 word stories and 160 original brainteasers, this collection has something to keep all ages amused for hours. From agenda to zumba, it explains how words came to be, and it also offers puzzles such as anagram challenges, riddles, rhymes, and brain teasers." Show less
Games Category | Hoopla
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Find more games and puzzles on Hoopla! Choose from subcategories like "Crosswords," "Logic & Brain Teasers," and "Puzzles" to suit your mood. Find more games and puzzles on Hoopla! Choose from subcategories like "Crosswords," "Logic & Brain Teasers," and "Puzzles" to suit your mood. Show less
Games and Puzzles Booklist
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Check out this list if you're looking for items in our physical collection. Check out this list if you're looking for items in our physical collection. Show less
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