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November 24, 1995 - Image 135

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1995-11-24

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That Grown Ups

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PHOTO BY REBECCA SHAVULSKY

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DEBBIE
WALLIS
LANDAU
SPECIAL TO THE
JEWISH NEWS

Choose from a wide variety ofgames that are suitable for family rooms and board rooms.

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ike Peter Pan, some adults prefer not to grow up; and, at holiday

time, is there any reason they should? It's just as exciting to re-

ceive a game or toy as an adult as it was as a child. Designed to chal-

is needed. And some are great when you are "home alone."

Varying in complexity, there are selections for the academician, the

artist, the sports fan and even students of metaphysics.

lenge, amuse, frustrate and educate, the following choices are rated PG

For your convenience, the shops we've explored cover a broad geo-

13 — so family contests of will are still possible. But many are small

graphical area. So put on your comfortable shoes, take your shopping list

enough to travel to the executive suite or airplane when a playful escape

and have fun!

A Rhyme In Time You must
The World's Most Ornery
Crosswords, from Games maga- create a four-line poem, $24.
zine. Available at The Wunder- Available at Marmel Gifts &
Toys.
Word Trek You can only ground.
change one letter at a time to
Babble Special-order this
Word Puzzles for Language Ge-
reach your destination. For two niuses, from Mensa. Two hun- unique ceramic take-off on a
players, $11.95. Available at The dred mind-numbing and perennial favorite: Scrabble. This
Wunderground.
bewitching brain teasers, $13. special gift replicates a board with
Rhyrnation It's rhyme time Available at The Wunderground. playing pieces and can be per-
with 2,700 rhymes on 300 cards.
Up Words A 3-dimensional sonalized. Available at Marmel
For four or more players, about word game. Available at Adven- Gifts & Toys.
$26. Available at Marmel Gifts tures In Toys.
& Toys, Adventures In Toys.

The Alphabet
Aficionado

Board (For The
Bored) Games

221 B Baker Street Two-six
players muddle through 20 orig-
inal adventures by mystery writ-
ers James Thomson and R. Tedd
Anastic. There are keys to Scot-
land Yard and other aids. Avail-
able at Manuel Gifts & Toys.
Mancala This 3,000-year-old
game first played in Egypt lets
two players or two teams move

72 pieces of polished-wood jump-
ing stones in and out of 14 wells
on a solid-wood hinged board.
Great executive gift, $12. Avail-
able at The Wunderground.
Sports Dynasty Players begin
as multimillionaires and owners
of teams in football, basketball,
baseball and hockey. They com-
pete for trophies, bid for draft
picks, etc., $30. Available at Ad-
ventures In Toys.
GAMES page G58

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