For crossword puzzle habitués, this much-needed reference offers more than 11,000 famous names across a broad spectrum of human activity and history, with several different ways to look them up. Can you name a Nobel Prize–winning German economist? Or the real first name of Groucho Marx's brother Chico? This book can find them by first name, by last name, and by profession and nationality. It also lists gods and goddesses of every established religion and mythology by origin and by purpose as well as by name.
"Overflowing with more than 11,000 cross-indexed names in 100 categories, this handy reference would be a welcome addition to any crossword-puzzle fan's reference collection."—Edmonton Journal