Calling all players, beginners and experts alike! Here are the plays you can't afford to miss: 800 puzzles to sharpen your thinking and hone your crossword skills, specially designed and selected by SCRABBLE superstar Joe Edley, the only two-time winner of the National SCRABBLEAr Championship and coauthor of Everything SCRABBLEAr. Learn how to: qRead the boardq and see where you can score the most points -- and where you can't. Increase your word game skills with 97 must-know two-letter words Build knockout numbers with bonus squares, two-letter words and parallel plays Score with the high-point tiles: J, Q, X, and Z Balance your rack by playing off weak three-, four-, and five-tile combinations Find the key to success with bingos and seven-letter plays Find the Ideal Play -- eight questions to ask yourself, plus the Ideal Play on computer Win at SCRABBLE -- six key factors Find the best play in real game action -- fifty actual games re-created in this book, complete with the author's analysis and computer simulation results. National champion Joe Edley aims to enhance your SCRABBLE-playing skills. Discover tips, shortcuts, and special plays in actual game situations, and a battery of increasingly complex puzzles as you learn to play with the pros.DIAGRAM 12-16 DIAGRAM 12-21 DIAGRAM 12-26 1. GLUCOSE 11E 99 2. INLAYER 11F 82 3. ... 421 POINTS DIAGRAM 12-28 1. ABILITY M2 91 2. FORGIVEN 4E 84 3. ... IMMORTAL 4G 80 5. MONOGRAM E5 102 TOTAL: 422 POINTSanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Official Scrabble Puzzle Book|
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 1997-11-01|