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Pascal Baylon-Dietmar Themed Crossword Series -
They will be published online at www.indyword.com, for you to enjoy playing.
You will also be able to get them in a paperback book, via Amazon.com once this series has been completed.
If you would wonder what Pascal Baylon-Dietmar stands for, then I can tell you that this is the name of this project. This makes it easier to set boundaries for my project. On the other hand, Pascal Baylon and Dietmar, are also the names of two saints within Christianity, being mentioned in my calendar at the time when I started to create this series of themed crossword puzzles for you.
This is a series of thirty themed crossword puzzles I have created for you.
You can click on the link to play one or more of these easy printable crosswords.
You will be able to print them, play them on your computer, or play them online.
More information about the construction of crossword puzzles, in particular themed crossword puzzles, can be found on the website, and in the e-book of Mr Patrick Berry.
“Mr Patrick Berry explains the ins and outs of crossword construction better—and more thoroughly—than anyone else.” – Will Shortz, Crossword Editor, The New York Times.
According to Mr Patrick Berry:
"Every occupation, I suppose, has its own most frequently-asked cocktail party question. For teachers, it’s “What do you teach?” For novelists, it’s “Where do you get your ideas?” And for the admittedly fringe occupation of professional crossword constructor, the #1 question—by a wide margin, I might add—is “Do you make the grid first or write the clues first?”
Well, the grid gets made before the clues, but the truth is that neither one really comes first. (I rarely give this answer, though, because it’s entirely too complicated for cocktail-party chat). The first step to making a crossword puzzle is one that most people tend to overlook entirely: Creating a theme. The majority of published crossword puzzles have themes. Because editors accept many more themed puzzles than themeless puzzles, your first puzzle should also have a theme. (Themed puzzles are generally easier to create anyway.)
What Is a Theme?
We’ll start with a few definitions:
• A theme is a set of puzzle entries that share something in common.
• Theme entries are generally the longest entries in the puzzle. They’re also the first entries that a constructor puts into the grid, and the only entries that are considered unchangeable while filling the grid. (Back when I made puzzles using pencil and paper—how long ago it seems!—I wrote the theme entries into the grid in pen to remind myself that they were non-negotiable.)
• Grid entries not related to the theme are known as fill."
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