Trivia Cryptograms: When the Code Is Cracked, It Reveals a Fact (Paperback)

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Trivia Cryptograms: When the Code Is Cracked, It Reveals a Fact (Paperback)

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Crack the code and unlock a world of fun trivia in this thrilling cryptogram puzzle book Packed with 300 cryptogram puzzles that reveal fascinating facts, you'll enjoy hours of mind-bending challenge with the ultimate pay-off: trivia Get ready to exercise your brain and discover intriguing tidbits of knowledge along the way with the Trivia Cryptograms puzzle book by Stanley Newman.

What are "trivia cryptograms"? Cryptograms are word puzzles that feature encrypted sentences solvers must decipher to reveal a message. Within the sentence or phrase, each letter is consistently replaced with a new letter (for instance, "Star Wars" might be encoded as "THIS LIST"--where A's have been replaced with I's, R's have been replaced with S's, and so forth). The solving process for cryptogram puzzles exercises both sides of the brain, as logic and letter patterns come into play in tandem. With Trivia Cryptograms, author Stanley Newman has designed each puzzle so the decoded messages are little-known facts and trivia sure to delight the solver. (For instance, did you know light bulbs in NYC's subway system turn in the opposite direction from standard bulbs, to discourage people from stealing them?)

Features include:
  • Sharpen your mind: Exercise both sides of your brain as you tackle pattern recognition and flex the same mental muscles needed for logic puzzles. With each solved cryptogram, you'll feel your cognitive skills getting stronger
  • Learn fascinating facts: From intriguing facts to quirky trivia, each puzzle holds a delightful surprise. Uncover something new with every cryptogram you solve in this unique blend of the best puzzle and quiz books for adults.
  • Meet Stanley Newman: Join the ranks of puzzle enthusiasts who trust Stanley Newman for an unbeatable solving experience. With over 200 books to his name, Newman is a master of the craft.
  • Giftable & fun puzzle book for adults & teens: Whether you're a seasoned solver or new to the world of cryptograms, this book is for you. This puzzle book is an ideal gift for teens and adults alike who love a good challenge.
Immerse yourself in the exciting realm of cryptograms and trivia with Trivia Cryptograms

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Stanley Newman is a puzzle creator, editor, and author. Newman has been the editor of the Newsday Sunday crossword puzzle since 1988 and the editor of the Newsday daily crossword puzzle since 1992. His puzzles have appeared regularly in Prevention, People, Sport, and Bloomberg Businessweek magazines. He has organized and conducted many puzzle and trivia events in the United States, including four seminars at the Smithsonian Institution and, in 2007, the first crossword tournament ever held at Yale University. He has authored or edited more than 200 puzzle books. A trivia buff, Newman has co-authored a trivia encyclopedia and under the Puzzlewright Press imprint Stanley Newman crossword puzzle books number 57 and counting! His popular Sunday Crosswords, Easy as Pie, and Hard as a Rock series have sold over 600,000 copies combined. Newman lives in Amityville, New York, with his wife and has three grown children.
Product Details ISBN: 9781454950318
ISBN-10: 1454950315
Publisher: Puzzlewright
Publication Date: January 9th, 2024
Pages: 128
Language: English