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2014-04-04 23:00:46

Skeelo.net GmbH’s new iPad magazine “Crossword for You Issue 01 - Popular Puzzles and Mind Games” features over 60 theme-based puzzles with enhanced graphics, which have been created exclusively by editorial staff. All puzzles are fully solvable offline, and available with no additional in-app purchases. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Puzzle lovers of all ages around the world who are bored of repetitive, ordinary and unexciting puzzle apps, can now enjoy endless hours of...

2013-08-13 23:26:57

Myles Mellor, top crossword writer, publishes 10,000th crossword puzzle. Uses theme crosswords and custom crosswords in ad campaigns. Lake View Terrace, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 A Lake View Terrace resident, Myles Mellor, one of the most renowned and sought-after crossword writers in the world today, has just reached a major milestone, the publication of his 10,000th crossword puzzle. Myles Mellor is a full-time, professional crossword writer who specializes in custom and theme...

2013-04-03 23:03:07

Facing intense pressure from alternative information sources, newspapers are focusing on creative youth-oriented content as a means of competing in an electronic age. The Philadelphia Daily News is now launching the nationally syndicated, Kids Across Parents Down collaborative crossword, joining other major market newspapers in their efforts to leverage the intergenerational puzzles in cooperation with parents and teachers to establish a three-pronged synergy that improves literacy and brings...

2013-03-24 23:00:03

Kids Across Parents Down will launch a new crossword game app for the iPad based on its nationally known collaborative crossword puzzle. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) March 24, 2013 Kids Across Parents Down, LLC of Matteson, IL is pleased to announce that in April 2013 will mark the launch of Kids Across Parents Down as an app on the iOS platform and will be available in the iTunes store. Kids Across Parents Down (KAPD) was launched in 2003 by Jan Buckner Walker. Known as “The Original...

2011-07-14 00:00:29

One of the world's top crossword writers, Myles Mellor, sponsors California Publishers Association show and creates award winning custom crosswords for MasterCard Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 12, 2011 Myles Mellor, the premier creator of custom crossword puzzles, was a sponsor at the annual summit meeting of the California Newspaper Publishers Association in April this year. Presenting a selection of his custom crossword work as well as his syndicated puzzle offerings, Mellor was a popular...

2011-04-08 00:00:28

Diamond Crosswords outsell NY Times crossword titles on Kindle Store at Amazon Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 7, 2011 Last weekend a new type of crossword, Diamond Crosswords tm, outsold every NY Times crossword title on the Amazon Kindle and at one point shot to #43 on the all Kindle rankings. This happened over a three-day period starting with the release of Diamond crosswords on Kindle on March 30, 2011. Diamond Crosswords is now ranked #1 in the crosswords category. The "Easy Diamond...

2009-03-03 15:39:29

Police in Sweden said a 64-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly stealing dozens of newspapers to win money by completing the crossword puzzle. Investigators said police spotted the woman stealing papers after the Uppsala paper boy reported that several newspapers were going missing before he picked them up from the side of the road in the early morning hours, The Local reported Tuesday. This morning the newspapers were left at the location at 3:10 a.m. At 3:37 the woman turned up,...

2009-02-23 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon & Schuster today announced its 365 Crosswords puzzle application for iPhone and iPod touch is available exclusively on the Apple App Store. 365 Crosswords bundles crossword software and a year's worth of puzzles in one simple download, allowing users to play anytime, anywhere without a subscription or the need for a daily download - unlike some other current crossword applications for which users must download new content from external sources every...

2006-06-22 08:47:53

By Arthur Spiegelman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Every Sunday morning, a nice, middle-aged man with a soothing voice drives listeners of a radio program heard across the United States to wonder if they are nuts or just stupid. He is Will Shortz, crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times, a puzzle fanatic since about the age of 9, and the holder of the only known Ph.D. in enigmalogy (the study of puzzles). He is also "Puzzle Master" of National Public Radio's Weekend Edition, in...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.