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Cross-Canada Crosswords 4

50 New Themed Puzzles

by (author) Gwen Sjogren

Harbour Publishing Co. Ltd.
Initial publish date
Mar 2008
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Mar 2008
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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


Puzzle designer extraordinaire Gwen Sjogren is back with the fourth book in her very popular Cross-Canada Crosswords series. With more puzzles than ever before this is bound to be a hit with crossword fans from Halifax to Haida Gwaii.

Packed with fifty new puzzles and quirky trivia, this collection is passionately Canadian in both spellings and themes. From national nesters to goalie greats, natural phenomena to sea serpents, Cross-Canada Crosswords 4 uses clever clues to decipher exclusively Canadian themes.

If you know:
* Mordecai Richler's 1997 Giller Prize-winning novel;
* Shania Twain's first hit song;
* what a Newfoundland feldspar is;
* another name for a Yukon crow;
* the Toronto-born first Hollywood millionaire;
* and what sweatshirts are called in Saskatchewan,
then you are Canadian enough to brave the challenge of Cross-Canada Crosswords 4.

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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