The New York Times Will Shortz Picks His Favorite Puzzles: 101 of the Top Crosswords from The New York Times

The New York Times Will Shortz Picks His Favorite Puzzles: 101 of the Top Crosswords from The New York Times cover

The New York Times Will Shortz Picks His Favorite Puzzles: 101 of the Top Crosswords from The New York Times

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For the first time ever, Will Shortz personally selects 75 of his favorite puzzles from his tenure as editor of The New York Times crossword puzzles. Special commentary will appear along with each puzzle and give clever insight into the puzzle-solving world that Will Shortz dominates. Getting to know the background on these puzzles will add a new dimension for the growing number of crossword buffs. Also included is a special introduction written by Shortz that explains why these puzzles qualify as his favorites among the thousands of puzzles he has edited in his career. Since Will Shortz has become crossword editor of the Times, the puzzles have featured increased wordplay, and a hip, contemporary attitude towards crosswording.

The New York Times is a daily newspaper published in New York City and distributed internationally. Founded in 1851, the newspaper has won 112 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other news organization. Its website receives 30 million unique visitors per month.

Will Shortz has been the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times since 1993. He is also the puzzlemaster on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday and is founder and director of the annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament. He has edited countless books of crossword puzzles, Sudoku, KenKen, and all manner of brain-busters.

ISBN: 9780312645502

ISBN-10: 9780312645502

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

Publication Date: 09/13/2011 - 12:00am

On Sale: 09/13/2011 - 12:00am

Pages: 128

Language: English

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Games & Activities / Crosswords