Crossword puzzles challenge and stimulate even the most advanced cruciverbalists. But as the level of difficulty increases, the challenge and stimulation can quickly turn into frustration. Though you don't want to cheat and look up the answer (where you risk seeing other answers too), the idea of not finishing a puzzle is maddening.
Enter The Ultimate Crossword Word-Phrase Finder: a compendium of more than 350 pages of obscure, puzzle-cracking clues to help you push through the barriers to a successful, fully realized puzzle. With an easy-to-use format, this book is an invaluable reference guide to the crossword hobbyist. Running the gamut from AAA offering to Zygote, the clues within will help you turn the corner on your next puzzle.
Philip J. Sayles is a lifelong crossword puzzle fan. He compiled this list of challenging puzzle clues over a period of several years. He is a retired medical group administrator, master cabinetmaker, and gardener who lives in South Carolina with his wife, Jo, and Ellie, their King Charles Cavalier dog.