"Edmond ___ a.k.a. the Father of Whist" crossword clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 02 May 2023

Edmond ___ a.k.a. the Father of Whist NYT crossword answer is:

HOYLE (5 letters length)

The answer for Edmond ___ a.k.a. the Father of Whist crossword clue is listed above to help you solve the puzzle you are currently working on.

Edmond Hoyle, also known as the Father of Whist, was an English writer who wrote a book in 1742 that became the definitive authority on the rules of the card game Whist. He was a lawyer, writer, and game theorist who wrote extensively on the rules and strategies of card games and is credited with popularizing the game of Whist. He is remembered for his contributions to the world of card games, and his name is still used today as a crossword clue in the New York Times.

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