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Cross-Canada Crosswords 3

by (author) Gwen Sjogren

Harbour Publishing Co. Ltd.
Initial publish date
Mar 2007
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2007
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Praise for the Cross-Canada Crosswords series:
"Cross-Canada Crosswords is...appealing not only for its Canadian content but also for its witty humour and challenging clues. This book is highly recommended... for the crossword enthusiast."
-Resource Links, October 2005
"They are clever, funny and Canadian in spelling and content"
-K. Joan Hebden, Chronicle-Journal


Crossword fans get ready, it's time to test your knowledge of all that is uniquely Northern! Calgary-based crossword designer Gwen Sjogren, author of the very popular Cross-Canada Crosswords and Cross-Canada Crosswords 2 is back at it again with her third collection of challenging and playful puzzles in Cross-Canada Crosswords 3.

Most crosswords appearing in Canadian newspapers and puzzle books originate in the USA, and it shows in the spellings and cultural references, but if you know:

* who is eligible for a Stephen Leacock Award;
* what a "Molson muscle" is;
* when to use a fork instead of a bow on a fiddlehead;
* where civil servants walk on water;
* why The Littlest Hobo never spoke;
* how Brad Gushue cleans up with a broom;

then there's a good chance you're Canadian, and an even better chance you'll enjoy Cross-Canada Crossswords 3. Twenty-eight new crosswords, including regular and jumbo-sized puzzles, make for hours of entertainment.

About the author

Gwen Sjogren is one of Canada's top designers of crosswords having created over 700 puzzles and published eleven books. She has authored O Canada Crosswords Books 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16 as well as the Cross-Canada Crosswords series. Her connection to her fans and ease of describing how she develops the clues makes her a natural fit for call-in shows and she's been featured on CBC Radio, CFAX Radio, CTV Morning Live and Breakfast Television. With a passion for puns and popular culture, and the discipline of her English degree, Sjogren injects an element of fun into every challenge. Her puzzles are imaginative and fun and will challenge novice to experienced solvers. Hailing from Ontario, she now resides in Calgary, Alberta.

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